Media Releases

Read the latest press releases from Audubon North Carolina. For media inquiries, contact Kim Brand at 336-391-9614 or via email.

Latest Media Releases

Native Plants Week 2022: Plant for Birds this Fall
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Native Plants Week 2022: Plant for Birds this Fall

Gov. Roy Cooper has set aside Oct. 17-23 as Native Plants Week; celebrate by growing more in your yard.

Audubon Awarded Grants for Habitat Restoration at Pine Island Sanctuary, Cape Fear River
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Audubon Awarded Grants for Habitat Restoration at Pine Island Sanctuary, Cape Fear River

— $400K from Land and Water Fund will support projects to revive a degraded water system and combat erosion.
New Tower Connects NC Barrier Island to Global Bird Tracking Network
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New Tower Connects NC Barrier Island to Global Bird Tracking Network

— Cape Fear Audubon, Audubon North Carolina and UNC Wilmington partner to install Motus tower at Lea Island.
Audubon Statement on Wilmington East Offshore Wind Leases
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Audubon Statement on Wilmington East Offshore Wind Leases

— We're encouraged to see bird tracking technology included as a requirement in future leases.
Audubon, Army Corps Restore Critical Bird Nesting Island on the Cape Fear River
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Audubon, Army Corps Restore Critical Bird Nesting Island on the Cape Fear River

Dredged sand will protect one of North Carolina’s few Royal Tern colonies from erosion, rising seas.

Birds Bring Us Together for the Great Backyard Bird Count
Community Science

Birds Bring Us Together for the Great Backyard Bird Count

Join the global community in sharing a love of birds & nature.

Audubon Statement: Climate and Equity Executive Order Builds on Bipartisan Energy Bill
Climate

Audubon Statement: Climate and Equity Executive Order Builds on Bipartisan Energy Bill

— Gov. Cooper’s Executive Order 246 provides important next steps for North Carolina clean energy transition.
Audubon and Coalition Announce Conservation Plan for Currituck Marshes
Coast

Audubon and Coalition Announce Conservation Plan for Currituck Marshes

— Marsh migration and restoration will be key as Currituck region adapts to rapid coastal change.
National Grant will Fund Audubon’s Marsh Restoration Project in Currituck Sound
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National Grant will Fund Audubon’s Marsh Restoration Project in Currituck Sound

— New funding will support innovative approaches to preserving and recovering a threatened ecosystem.
NC Budget Includes Historic Investments in Conservation, Flood Resilience
News

NC Budget Includes Historic Investments in Conservation, Flood Resilience

— Bold conservation investment will protect and restore natural landscapes for birds and people.

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