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Highlands Plateau
Audubon Society
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.

National Audubon
Audubon North Carolina
Chapter Officers and Contacts
Join Highlands Audubon Society
Franklin Bird Club Events
Articles of Interest
Bird List
Community Involvement
Recent Outings
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,
                    Click HERE
Highlands Falls partners with HPAS.
                   See article HERE.
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More information and a map

The Mystery of Beautiful Males Explained
    Thanks to:
Serving Highlands, Cashiers, Franklin
and Scaly Mountain
in Western North Carolina
Greg Craybas
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

Newsletter Archives
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A very useful website suggested
        by Romney Bathurst.
              Check it out!
Feather Atlas
   HPAS Events for
         May, 2017
          (Not too early to begin planning)
February 2017

2016 Christmas Bird Count
     Article and List
           pdf. file

All events are free and open to the public. Birders of all levels are welcome.

May 6 - Birding for beginners and beyond at the Biological Station and Sunset Rocks with Romney Bathurst. Meet at Founders Park in Highlands at 7:30 AM.  Small amount of uphill walking; loaner binoculars available.

May 13 - Birding with Ellen & Jim Shelton going to Flat Mountain Road. Meet at Founders Park in Highlands at 7:30 AM. Easy walking on gravel roads & mostly smooth trails; loaner binoculars available.

May 16 - Birds & Beer (or wine or tea) at the Ugly Dog in Cashiers. Spirited discussion of birds and birding starting at 5:30 PM and continuing with sandwiches and other pub grub.

May 20 - Birding with Jack Johnston, Botanist, at Dixon Park, Highlands. Meet at Founders Park in Highlands at 7:30 AM.  Level trail walking; loaner binoculars available.

May 27 - Birding with Professors Jeremy Hyman & Barbara Ballentine of WCU on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Meet at Cashiers Rec Center at 7 AM. Roadside birding & easy walking; loaner binoculars available.

         Complete EVENTS
                       pdf. file