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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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Audubon Gives Inaugural Clean Energy Award to Sustainability Advocate
News

Audubon Gives Inaugural Clean Energy Award to Sustainability Advocate

NCSEA’s Ivan Urlaub honored at Audubon’s Lobby Day in Raleigh.

8 Fast and Furious Spring Bird Arrivals to Watch for in April
Bird-Friendly Communities

8 Fast and Furious Spring Bird Arrivals to Watch for in April

The start of April means scores of spring birds are en route to North Carolina. Read on for eight arrivals to watch for this month.

Audubon fills NC General Assembly on Lobby Day to advocate for birds
Advocacy

Audubon fills NC General Assembly on Lobby Day to advocate for birds

Members from across the state sat down with lawmakers to talk about conservation funding and clean energy.

Audubon Honors Former Lawmaker for Conservation and Clean Energy Work
Media Releases

Audubon Honors Former Lawmaker for Conservation and Clean Energy Work

— Former Rep. Nelson Dollar was recognized at Audubon’s Lobby Day at the North Carolina Legislature.
Great Backyard Bird Count Kick Off 2019
Community Science

Great Backyard Bird Count Kick Off 2019

Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh was a perfect place for kicking off another record-breaking Great Backyard Bird Count.

2019 Great Backyard Bird Count NC Results
Birds

2019 Great Backyard Bird Count NC Results

North Carolina birders made a strong showing again this year with more than 4,000 checklists.

7 Early Birds to Kick Off Spring Migration
Bird-Friendly Communities

7 Early Birds for Spring

Ready for some spring birds to return? Read on for seven birds to seek this month in North Carolina.

Birds Tell Us About Water Quality in the Cape Fear River
Coast

Birds Tell Us About Water Quality in the Cape Fear River

UNC Wilmington graduate student Anna Zarn is studying American Oystercatcher eggshells and chick feathers to better understand toxic-metal contamination in the Lower Cape Fear River post-Florence.

Steward It and They Will Come
Working Lands

Steward It and They Will Come

The owners of B and L Organic farm carefully steward their land for Golden-winged Warblers and other wildlife.

Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun
Birding And Bird Watching

2019 Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun

— Red-breasted Nuthatches will be highlights for many -- plus Evening Grosbeaks for a lucky few.