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Audubon North Carolina protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.

Least Terns are nesting along the North Carolina coast now, many under the protection of Audubon's Beach Bird Stewards. Photo: Melissa Groo/Audubon Photography Awards

700 Bird-Friendly Native Plants for North Carolina
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

700 Bird-Friendly Native Plants for North Carolina

The list now includes every North Carolina species that appears in Dr. Larry Mellichamp’s “Native Plants of the Southeast: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 460 Species for the Garden,” as well as all North Carolina Botanical Garden “Wildflower of the Year” plants!

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Advocacy
Advocacy

Advocacy

Issues and policies affecting birds, from bird-friendly renewable energy to ecosystem restoration, clean air and water.

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360 Degrees of Adventure at Audubon NC’s Pine Island Sanctuary
Eco-Friendly Habitat Management

360 Degrees of Adventure at Pine Island Sanctuary

Click up! Click down! Click all around! Take this special behind-the-scenes tour of Audubon NC's Pine Island Sanctuary.

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For One Western North Carolina Landowner, Retirement is for the Birds
Working Lands

For One Western North Carolina Landowner, Retirement is for the Birds

Russell Blevins' commitment to habitat management is good news for the Golden-winged Warblers that share his property with him.

Pelican Banding 101: Mind the Beak
Coast

Pelican Banding 101: Mind the Beak

For Audubon intern London Thompson, banding Brown Pelicans provides lessons in fortitude and a glimpse into the bird's lifecycle.

Discovering the Family Life of Coastal Birds
NEW Coasts

Discovering the Family Life of Coastal Birds

Audubon intern Sylvine Hill gets a glimpse into love, life, and loss at a beach bird sanctuary.

Biology Undergrads Chase Birds, Dreams at Audubon Sanctuary
NEW Coasts

Biology Undergrads Chase Birds, Dreams at Audubon Sanctuary

The Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary at Pine Island serves as a living laboratory for aspiring biologists.

Pastor Brings Charlotte Neighborhood Together for the Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Pastor Brings Charlotte Neighborhood Together for the Birds

Darryl Gaston didn't see anyone who looked like him at a local Audubon chapter meeting, so he partnered with the chapter to take action.

DEQ Sec. Regan, Lawmakers Tour Audubon Sanctuary and Coastal Resilience Work
News

DEQ Sec. Regan, Lawmakers Tour Audubon Sanctuary and Coastal Resilience Work

Audubon, state officials tout importance of collaboration in protecting North Carolina’s coast.

Missing White Ibis Return to Battery Island After Year-long Hiatus
NEW Coasts

Missing White Ibis Return to Battery Island After Year-long Hiatus

Audubon members and the Cape Fear Garden Club get up-close view of ibis nesting season on the Cape Fear River.

Letting it Grow: How Landowners are Helping Birds by Mowing Less
Forest Legacy Landbird Project - Working Lands

Letting it Grow: How Landowners are Helping Birds by Mowing Less

Allison Bovée and Mary Vogel have changed their landscaping practices at BirdTown Cabins in western North Carolina to create new bird habitat.

Planting a Mountain Oasis for Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Planting a Mountain Oasis for Birds

Outside of Boone, High Country Audubon is reviving the hillsides and riverbanks of a park with native plants.