Forsyth Audubon invites everyone to join this webinar, which is occurring in place of Forsyth Audubon’s May chapter meeting. National Audubon Society scientists crunched the latest data on climate change and the state of birds, and the results paint a picture that is both troubling and hopeful. The report — released in October — shows that two-thirds of North American bird species are at risk of extinction because of rapid changes to our climate. The good news is that Audubon’s science also shows that if we take action now we can help improve the chances for the vast majority of species at risk. Join us to learn what Audubon’s latest research tells us about the future of North Carolina’s most beloved birds, from songbirds to shorebirds, and how our fate is linked to birds when it comes to climate change.
Curtis Smalling is Director of Conservation at Audubon North Carolina. Raised outside of Boone, Curtis is a lifelong birder and oversees all of Audubon’s conservation programs in North Carolina.