Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary and Audubon Center in Corolla

Transforming A Sanctuary for Birds and People

Transforming A Sanctuary for Birds and People

— Watch a short video to showcase our plans to transform the current Sanctuary into a research and education facility.
Meet Donal O'Brien

Meet Donal O'Brien

— A Tribute to Donal C. O’Brien, a Conservationist for the Ages
An Uncommon Habitat Found at Audubon’s Sanctuary

An Uncommon Habitat Found at Audubon’s Sanctuary

— Learn about the uncommon deciduous forest habitat supporting birds and wildlife at the Sanctuary in Corolla.
Research Shows Massive Black Rail Population Decline

Research Shows Massive Black Rail Population Decline

— The Audubon Sanctuary served as a site for researchers to measure the health of Black Rail populations and examine potential strongholds along the coast.
Research Application for Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla

Research Application for Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla

Learn more about how to apply to conduct research at the Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla.
A Secluded Outer Banks Experience

A Secluded Outer Banks Experience

— The Sanctuary in Corolla recently hosted students from the University of North Carolina’s Coastal Studies Institute Outer Banks Field Site Program.
A Win-Win for Research and Conservation

A Win-Win for Research and Conservation

— Mark Stanback, PhD, Davidson College Professor of Biology chose the Sanctuary for his latest monitoring project. Learn how he's compiling data from Tree Swallow nest boxes.
Aerial Views of Pine Island

Aerial Views of Pine Island

— Chip Hemingway, an architect working on the Master Site Plan for the Sanctuary, has been able to blend his two passions: to create both art and architecture.
Stroll Through the Upgraded Nature Trail

Stroll Through the Upgraded Nature Trail

— This winter, work will be done to make the Sanctuary Nature Trail in Corolla more accessible and informative.
Exploring Nature and History in the Outer Banks

Exploring Nature and History in the Outer Banks

— The Sanctuary staff was excited to partner with Wings Over Water to offer festival goers an intimate nature experience through guided tours.