Items of special interest
NHAS is funding a grant for up to $5,000 to be awarded by Jan 31, 2024. The project should support land conservation or restoration. The current grant application period is open from October 16 through November 30, 2023. See more details and the application form here.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS web page to keep informed about upcoming events including bird outings.
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.
Next Meeting December 7th, 2023 at 7:00 pm: New Hope Audubon Society will meet at the NC Botanical Garden (100 Old Mason Farm Road, Joslin Classroom). This meeting will also be available via Zoom. Please use this link to register for the Zoom meeting if you wish to attend remotely. Speaker will be Dr. Stephen Nowicki from Duke University discussing his research: “Angry Birds: Adventures understanding aggressive signaling in sparrows.”
Jordan Lake Christmas Bird Count: December 31, 2023. If you are interested in participating, please click here for information on signing up with our count organizer, Tom Driscoll.
2024 Field Trip to the Outer Banks: New Hope Audubon is sponsoring a field trip to the Outer Banks over the Martin Luther King weekend, January 12-15, 2024. The trip will include stops at Pocosin Lakes, Lake Mattamuskeet, Alligator River, Pea Island, and other parts of the Outer Banks. We are limited to 18 people, including trip leaders. The trip is full, but we will keep a waiting list. We ask for a donation of $50.00 from each attendee. You may pay by check made out to NHAS when we meet on the first day of the trip or use the DONATE button on our website. To add your name to the waiting list, email Norm Budnitz at [email protected] with your request.