New Hope

Audubon Society


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Pages of special interest

CALENDAR OF EVENTS web page to keep informed about upcoming events including bird outings.

BIRD FRIENDLY HABITAT web page for links to recommended native plants, native plant retailers and landscapers, and to have your property certified.

LEAVE YOUR LEAVES web page with information on this campaign and why it is so important.

FIELD NOTES BLOG to be sure to keep up with the latest posts.

BIRD COUNT CHARTS web page to explore our historical data going back to 1977 for both our Spring and Christmas Bird Counts.

VOLUNTEER web page for ways you can help and fill out our updated Volunteer Form to tell us about your interests.

MEETING RECORDINGS web page for recordings of past membership meetings via Zoom.

Announcements

OCTOBER MONTHLY MEETING, 6:45 PM, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022
Gregory Basco will talk about flash for nature photography, putting nature photos to work for conservation purposes, and strategies for producing images that break out of the traditional long lens portrait mode – virtual only meeting via Zoom. Register in advance for this meeting at this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

LIGHTS OUT CHAPEL HILL!  We are asking community members to turn off lights during bird migration seasons to help save birds, save energy, and save money. Simply turn off your lights after midnight during peak fall migration, Sept 1-Nov. 30. The majority of birds migrate at night, using the night sky to navigate.  Artificial lights confuse their navigation and cause unnecessary collisions with buildings and loss of progress toward their destinations. See the details here.

NEW HOPE AUDUBON SWIFT EVENT: Join us on Sept. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, as we gather on the Roof at the Durham Hotel to socialize, learn about swifts, and watch the swifts gather and then swirl into a local roost. See more detail on our calendar. Read more about swifts on the swift web page.

2022 FALL BIRD SURVEY AT BRUMLEY NORTH: Triangle Land Conservancy and New Hope Audubon are organizing a bird count during this fall migration at Brumley North to examine the effects of invasive plant removal on the bird population at. 2022 Fall Bird Survey at Brumley North.

Audubon in Action

New Hope Audubon Society had a blast partnering with Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR), Constance Wright and the Red Maple Park community in Durham, and Urban Community AgriNomics (UCAN) for our Birding 101 program for 10-15 year-olds.


Stay In Touch

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