Audubon North Carolina

Baltimore Oriole. Photo: Linda Scher/Audubon Photography Awards

Audubon North Carolina is a regional office of the National Audubon Society.

From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Outer Banks, Audubon protects birds and the places they need across North Carolina using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.

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2024 Audubon Advocacy Day: Save the Date!
Advocacy

2024 Audubon Advocacy Day: Save the Date!

Sign up today to receive updates on priority issues and plans for 2024 Advocacy Day on Wednesday, May 22. We'll let you know when registration officially opens.

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Executive Order to Restore and Protect NC’s Natural and Working Lands
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Executive Order to Restore and Protect NC’s Natural and Working Lands

Executive order to conserve and restore 2 million acres of forests and wetlands in North Carolina and plant 1 million new trees in urban areas by 2040.

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Marsh Restoration Projects Take Shape at Audubon’s Pine Island Sanctuary
Coast

Marsh Restoration Projects Take Shape at Audubon’s Pine Island Sanctuary

Pilot projects will test methods for protecting and rebuilding Currituck Sound marshes.

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News & Updates

This Fall, Ditch the Yard Work and Leave your Leaves for Birds
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This Fall, Ditch the Yard Work and Leave your Leaves for Birds

Thanks to chapter advocacy, NC cities support Leave Your Leaves campaign.

Legislative Recap: Native Plants Win, Wetlands Loss
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Legislative Recap: Native Plants Win, Wetlands Loss

Here’s what the 2023 legislative session means for birds.

Celebrating 10-years of Coastal Stewardship at Wrightsville Beach
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Celebrating 10-years of Coastal Stewardship at Wrightsville Beach

The Wrightsville Beach Bird Steward program turned 10 this year. Our coastal conservation work wouldn’t be possible without the help of these volunteers.

Audubon Leaders Share Inspiration at Chapter Day
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Audubon Leaders Share Inspiration at Chapter Day

Chapters from across the state flocked together to share successes from the past year and look forward to what’s to come.

New Study to Uncover the Impacts of Forever Chemicals on Cape Fear Pelicans
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New Study to Uncover the Impacts of Forever Chemicals on Cape Fear Pelicans

Along with partners at the USGS, our coastal team is digging into what PFAS contamination in the Cape Fear River means for waterbirds.

New State-wide Policies Help Ring in Native Plants Week 2023
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New State-wide Policies Help Ring in Native Plants Week 2023

This fall, celebrate Native Plants Week by starting your own garden and learning more about the new state policies.

Native Plants Policy, Conservation Funding Increases Pass the Legislature
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Native Plants Policy, Conservation Funding Increases Pass the Legislature

New law requires native plants at state parks, historic sites, and roadways.

Get a Bird’s Eye View of this Year’s Coastal Nesting Season
Coast

Get a Bird’s Eye View of this Year’s Coastal Nesting Season

Audubon's coastal sanctuaries saw another generation of baby birds into the world. With new projects on the horizon, we’ll be better equipped to help them survive.

Major Raleigh Real Estate Company Joins Lights Out Program
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Major Raleigh Real Estate Company Joins Lights Out Program

In partnership with Wake Audubon, Kane Realty will help make the night skies safer for migrating birds.

Go Lights Out this Fall to Help Birds Migrating Through NC
Media Releases

Go Lights Out this Fall to Help Birds Migrating Through NC

The leaves might not be changing colors yet but fall migration is underway. Turn out lights at night to help migrating birds navigate their way south.