Conservation

Bird-Friendly Communities

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Most Americans live in urban or suburban areas. Audubon’s Bird-Friendly Communities initiative shows locals how taking small actions where they live and work can add up to real conservation impact for birds. Learn more about our Bird-Friendly Communties.

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Bird-Friendly Community Posts

This Native Plants Week, Get Your Hands Dirty
Bird-Friendly Communities

This Native Plants Week, Get Your Hands Dirty

Join Audubon for the fifth annual celebration of native plants in North Carolina.

Wake Audubon Helps Raleigh Go Dark for the Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Wake Audubon Helps Raleigh Go Dark for the Birds

The city has agreed to turn off lights at night to protect migrating birds.

Witness the Magic of Fall Migration at a Swift Night Out Near You
News

Witness the Magic of Fall Migration at a Swift Night Out Near You

Join Audubon chapters across the state for an outdoor watch party this fall.

With Migration Underway, Charlotte Skyscraper Turns off Lights for Birds
Media Releases

With Fall Migration Underway, Charlotte Skyscraper Turns off Lights for Birds

— Duke Energy Center to go dark for the birds.
Durham Plant List Gets Bird-friendly Makeover
Bird-Friendly Communities

Durham Plant List Gets Bird-friendly Makeover

New Hope Audubon recommends taking 72 invasive plants off the table for Durham development.

Celebrate Native Plants Week with Audubon
Bird-Friendly Communities

Celebrate Native Plants Week with Audubon

Governor sets aside Oct. 19-25 to highlight importance of native plants in North Carolina.

October Birds: 8 Fall Migrants and Winter Arrivals
Joy Of Birds

October Birds: 8 Fall Migrants and Winter Arrivals

Leaves are changing, and so are the birds in your backyard and local parks.

How to Watch Chimney Swifts in North Carolina this Fall
Bird-Friendly Communities

How to Watch Chimney Swifts in North Carolina this Fall

Witness the magic of fall migration at a swift roost near you.

Counting Birds with the First Lady
Community Science

Counting Birds with the First Lady

Bird watchers across the state and the globe tallied birds for science over Valentine's Day weekend.

Show Birds Some Love: Join the Great Backyard Bird Count
Bird-Friendly Communities

Show Birds Some Love: Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

— At the Executive Mansion in Raleigh and across the globe, people are helping birds by counting them for science.

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