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SEPTEMBER MONTHLY MEETING, Thursday, September 1, 2022: If the Covid pandemic allows, our first membership monthly meeting of the next season will be our annual potluck and slideshow with slides provided by members. Watch this space for details later this summer.

We record each of our virtual meetings, so if you miss one, you may watch it at your leisure. There are links to each of these recordings on this page.

BIRD OUTINGS: Walks usually last 2-3 hours. No reservations or sign-up needed. If there is a large turnout for any particular walk, we may split into two groups. Attendees must be vaccinated; 12 years old or younger must be masked. We also ask that everyone use social distancing. We will meet directly at the walk site. For details on each outing, see the Events List on this page.

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.

RECOMMENDED NATIVE PLANTS, RECOMMENDED SOURCES, and NATIVE PLANT LANDSCAPERS!  Click or tap here for the webpage with our lists.

VISIT OUR “FIELD NOTES” BLOG: Be sure to keep up with the latest posts including: Carol Woods–A Beautiful Green Island; New Hope’s Newest Committee Advocates for the Birds; NHAS has a New Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee; Bird Friendly Yards: Deanna’s Story; Noticing the Little Things in a Summer Garden;  Plant for Specialist Bees;  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.

Audubon in Action

New Hope Audubon Society had a great time advocating at the State Legislature on June 8 with Audubon NC. Many thanks to Lynn Nilssen and Megan Cherry our Advocacy Co-chairs who got everyone to the correct meetings. Audubon had 76 people (including a few working behind the scenes) and 50 meetings with lawmakers, a new Advocacy Day record. We delivered 3,500 constituent petition signatures in all 120 House Districts. Many thanks to all the great volunteers. Just a few photos from meetings with Representative Vernetta Alston, Senator Mike Woodard, and Representative Allen Buansi.

 

 


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