NOVEMBER MONTHLY MEETING, Thursday, Nov. 4, 6:45 PM: “The Natural History of the Morgan Creek Valley,” Johnny Randall, NC Botanical Garden. The meeting will be virtual using Zoom. We are continuing to hold our meetings via Zoom due to concern over the rapid spread of the COVID-19 delta variant. You must register for this meeting in advance. Watch this space for registration information.
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 SEED SALE: Each fall, New Hope Audubon holds a Bird Seed Sale for fund-raising. The ordering deadline has passed. You may pick up your order at the Wild Bird Center, Eastgate Shopping Center, Chapel Hill, on Saturday, November 6, 2021, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Click here for more information.
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 (not Eastgate or Oak Creek Village as in the past). For details on each outing, see the Events List on this page.
NHAS WINS GRANT! New Hope Audubon has been awarded a Sustainable
Communities grant from the Triangle Community Foundation in the amount of $15,000.
Grant funds will be used to create and pilot a “Leave the Leaves” public education
program enhancing environmental conservation efforts in our local communities. Click
here for details.
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
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: 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; Trees Are for the Birds; 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 and Triangle Land Conservancy have installed four bird identification signs at Brumley Nature Preserve in Orange County–two at Brumley North and two at Brumley South. Here’s a sampling: