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, February 4, 2021, 6:45 PM. Due to COVID-19, our monthly meetings will be virtual meetings via Zoom. Our February meeting will be a presentation by Bo Howes of the Triangle Land Conservancy entitled, “The Importance of Conservation Land for Our Feathered Friends.” [Watch this space for registration information. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.]
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. On this page you may generate graphs of the abundance of individual bird species over time, and you may also download spreadsheets of the cumulative data.
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. Click or tap here for the webpage with this information.
VISIT OUR “FIELD NOTES” BLOG: Be sure to keep up with the latest posts including: Leveraging Biodiversity Benefits on a Working Farm; Durham Is for the Birds!–Working toward a Community Bird-friendly Designation; Keeping Up the Tradition of Passalong Plants; Your Yard Is Your Pollinator Garden; Jordan Lake Bird Counts–a four-part series. 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.