New Hope Audubon is an independent chapter of the National Audubon Society, serving Chatham, Durham, and Orange Counties in North Carolina. Our members live in Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Hillsborough, Pittsboro, and surrounding rural areas. New Hope Audubon strives to protect birds, wildlife, and their local habitats through conservation, education, advocacy, and outdoor enjoyment. Look for us on Facebook (page and group), Twitter, and Meetup. Learn More About Us »
MONTHLY MEETING: Our meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month, September through May. Please join us as our monthly meetings resume at 6:30 PM, September 5th. We will have our annual pot luck dinner, so bring something to share and bring your own plates and utensils. Drinks will be provided. Please bring 10-12 of your best photos/slides to share. Click or tap here for more information.
SPRING PLANTING SEASON IS HERE! See our list of recommended native plants for a bird-friendly garden that is now compatible with your smart phone. (NEW!) Click or tap here for our list. Also we have a list of recommended sources for native plants (NEW!). Click or tap here for the webpage with the list.
PIEDMONT BARN OWL INITIATIVE–UPDATE: New Hope Audubon has handed off our Barn Owl project to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. The NCWRC will be installing more nest boxes in other parts of our state beyond our immediate area as well as monitoring the boxes we have already installed. Click here for more information.
VISIT OUR “FIELD NOTES” BLOG: Be sure to keep up with the latest posts including: Saving the Birds One Yard at a Time, Recovering with Birds, Spring Birding in Coastal Southeast Texas, How Are Wild Animals Injured? Go to blog.