New Hope

Audubon Society

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.

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MONTHLY MEETING:  Our monthly meetings are on hiatus for the summer. We hope to have our annual members potluck in person on September 2, 2021, depending on the COVID-19 conditions at that time. Watch this space for details later this summer.

Click here for links to recordings of our previous Zoom meetings.

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.

Stay In Touch

’Like’ our Facebook Page to see announcements; join our Facebook Group to share photos, events, and questions; follow us on Twitter; get email announcements of our activities; join our Meetup Group. Pick your service(s) and never miss out on New Hope Audubon news!