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The mission of the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society is to provide opportunities to enjoy and learn about birds and other wildlife and to promote conservation and restoration of the habitats that support them.
Audubon North Carolina
Chapter Officers and Contacts
Join Highlands Audubon Society
Franklin Bird Club Events
Articles of Interest
Field Trips & Programs
Many Thanks to our Sponsor:
The Mountain Garden Club
Audubon North Carolina Blog
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See the climate forecast map
Saving North Carolina's Climate Threatened Birds
Big Bird Box Real Estate Boom!!
For the article concerning the bird boxes
and how you might be able to help,
Highlands Falls partners with HPAS.
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More information and a map
The Mystery of Beautiful Males Explained
314 Species on the Brink
Shrinking and shifting ranges could imperil
nearly half of U.S. birds within this century
Franklin Bird Club
HPAS Places Nesting Boxes
on Cashiers Library Grounds
Christmas Bird Count
Friday, Dec. 18th, 2016
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FOR MAY-SEPTEMBER 2017
The nest box ad-hoc committee
summaries of nesting results:
Dr. Olga Milenkaya
(Young Harris College) refers to the boxes that she has been monitoring during the 2016 season.
Dr. Barbara Ballentine
and her student, Traci Ballance - 2016 results as related to the boxes they checked in Macon and Jackson Counties.
- Nest Box Totals and
- Nest Box Observations
as of March 2017
Events for May
All events are free and open to the public.
Birders of all levels are welcome.
Save this date for the Annual Christmas Bird Count!
Meet at Founders Park in Highlands, 7:30 AM.
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Serving Highlands, Cashiers, Franklin
and Scaly Mountain
in Western North Carolina
Hemlock Restoration Initiative
Is Asking for Volunteers to Help FRA
To volunteer or learn ways
to be envolved,