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. To see our Mission Statement and our statement on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, please click or tap the “Learn More About Us” button.
MONTHLY MEETING: Thursday, May 6, 2021, 6:45 PM. Due to COVID-19, our monthly meetings will be virtual meetings via Zoom. Our May meeting will be a presentation by Andrew Hutson of Audubon NC, “Protecting Birds & the Places They Need.” You must register in advance for this meeting. Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
NC BIRD ATLAS: The North Carolina Bird Atlas is officially underway! Get involved by attending the first event—NC Bird Atlas 101: How to Get Started—at 7pm on Tuesday, March 16. Birdwatchers of all experience levels are encouraged to join. Register here: http://bit.ly/
JORDAN LAKE BIRD COUNT CHARTS: Visit our new Bird Count Charts page to explore our historical data going back to 1977 for both our Spring and Christmas Bird Counts.
SEE OUR LIST OF NATIVE PLANTS , RECOMMENDED SOURCES, and NATIVE PLANT LANDSCAPERS! 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 links to other resources, a list of recommended sources for native plants, and a list of landscapers who are knowledgeable about native plants.
VISIT OUR “FIELD NOTES” BLOG: Be sure to keep up with the latest posts including: Plant for Specialist Bees; Evening Grosbeaks in a Winter of North Carolina Finches; Trees Are for the Birds; Leveraging Biodiversity Benefits on a Working Farm; Durham Is for the Birds!–Working toward a Community Bird-friendly Designation; and more. Go to blog.
FILL OUT OUR UPDATED VOLUNTEER FORM: Check out our Volunteer webpage for ways you can help and fill out our updated Volunteer Form to tell us about your interests.