New Hope

Audubon Society

New Hope Audubon is an independent chapter of the National Audubon Society, serving  Chatham, Durham, Orange and parts of surrounding counties in central 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.

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Our monthly meetings are on hiatus until September 3, 2020, when we will have our annual members potluck, virus permitting.  Watch this space for details.

BLACK BIRDERS WEEK: The project is called #BlackBirdersWeek, and it will take place from Sunday, May 31, through Friday, June 5. Anyone who is interested should follow the hashtag #BlackBirdersWeek on Twitter and Instagram.  For more information, click here–Black Birders Week.

AUDUBON NORTH CAROLINA’S VIRTUAL ADVOCACY DAY: Join us as we flock together (virtually) to speak up for birds in the state capital! Audubon North Carolina’s first ever Virtual Advocacy Day will take place Wednesday, June 24. We’ll meet with lawmakers over Zoom to talk about the importance of conservation trust funds for birds and lay the groundwork for clean energy legislation in 2020. We’re hosting a series of training webinars to equip you, starting Thursday, June 4. Register today!

SEE OUR LIST OF NATIVE PLANTS AND RECOMMENDED SOURCES! Winter is a great time to plan your garden for spring. Our list of recommended native plants for a bird-friendly garden is now compatible with your smart phone.   Click or tap here for our list. Also we have a list of recommended sources for native plants.  Click or tap here for the webpage with the list.

VISIT OUR “FIELD NOTES” BLOG: Be sure to keep up with the latest posts including: Jordan Lake Bird Counts–Part 1 and Part 2, Preventing that Dreaded Thump, Jordan Lake Gulls Revisited–Revisited, Restoring the Lower Booker Creek Trail to a Bird-Friendly Habitat, Living with Cats and Birds, Deer Wars, and Saving the Birds One Yard at a Time.   Go to blog.

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