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Bird Friendly Communities
Creating Bird-Friendly Communities is one of five major strategies in Audubon's new strategic plan and will be implemented across the country. Mecklenburg Audubon is engaged in several projects to support this goal.
Lights Out Charlotte Bird Friendly Coffee
Nuthatch Nestboxes Evergreen Nature Preserve
 
 
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Important Bird Areas
The Important Bird Areas Program (IBA) is a global effort to identify and conserve areas that are vital to birds and other biodiversity. By working with Audubon chapters, landowners, public agencies, community groups, and other non-profits, Audubon endeavors to interest and activate a broad network of supporters to ensure that all Important Bird Areas are properly managed and conserved.
Mecklenburg Audubon is involved in two NC IBAs:
Mt. Island Lake IBA
Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge
 
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Citizen Science
Mecklenburg Audubon members are involved in a wide variety of Conservation projects and issues. The local activities are in partnership with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department’s Division of Natural Resources. They also participate in a number of national projects as well. Projects inlcude:
Christmas Counts FeederWatch
Breeding Bird Survey Nestbox Monitoring
 
 
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