Bird-Friendly Communities

Students in North Carolina Tackle Light Pollution with Cube Satellites
May 12, 2022 — How six students from UNC Asheville are creating a tool to help support Lights Out initiatives in North Carolina and beyond.
How to Bring Lights Out to a City Near You
March 18, 2022 — Audubon chapters across the U.S. have been instrumental in convincing cities to turn their lights out for migrating birds.
Mysterious illness Affects Birds in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia
June 22, 2021 — Here's what we know so far about the disease and what you can do to help your birds.
Audubon Spotlight: Connie Sanchez Is at the Nexus of Everything
June 16, 2021 — The Bird-Friendly Buildings program manager and Audubon Mid-Atlantic’s communications coordinator reflects on her conservation journey.
How Bird-Friendly Are Your Holiday Decorations?
December 04, 2020 — Artificial plants, string, and netting can harm birds. Here's how to make your decor safe for them—and, with a bit of effort, even welcoming.
New Haven’s First Native Plant Nursery Sprouts with Audubon in Action Grant
November 18, 2020 — Even amidst the pandemic, Menunkatuck Audubon Society and its partners found a way to establish New Haven’s first native plant nursery.
National Audubon Society and International Dark-Sky Association Partner to Protect the Night Sky for Birds and People
September 11, 2020 — Creating Opportunities for Collaboration
National Audubon Society and Bower & Branch Team Up to Bring Native Plants to Costco
May 27, 2020 — Available on through June 21
Lights Out for the Texas Skyscraper That Caused Hundreds of Songbird Deaths
May 12, 2017 — With input from local wildlife groups and birders, the owners are shutting down the lights and turning up the dialogue around bird-friendly practices.