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    The August 2015
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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 and Programs
Of Interest:

Many Thanks to our  Sponsor:

The Mountain Garden Club

Newsletter Archives
Audubon North Carolina Blog
Franklin Bird Club Blog

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Monday, August 24th at 7:00 PM
Hudson Library in Highlands

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
Results of The Christmas Bird Count 2015
    List of birds - Romney Bathurst
   Downloadable pdf.
Highlands Falls partners with HPAS.
                   See article HERE.
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314 Species on the Brink
More information and a map

The Mystery of Beautiful Males Explained
    Thanks to:
Photos by Ed Boos
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


All of AUGUST's Events
(Pdf. printable file)

Osprey Nest Live-cam
Audubon sponsored webcam of ospreys.
Jailbird Parrots Return to the Wild

Board Letter to Audubon National about Feature Story
                               - by Russ Regnery


Audubon Magazine Article
Tuesday, August 18: A "Birds & Beer" social will be held at the Ugly Dog Pub in Highlands at 5:30 p.m. This is an informal gathering to discuss birds and critters and most anything except religion and politics. Get to know some of the Audubon members and stay for a bite to eat if you care to. Be sure to check this website for updates or call Avary Doubleday at 828-526-8414.
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Monday, August 24: Noted photographers and videographers Ed and Cindy Boos will present "Wild Critter Adventures" in photos and commentary at the Hudson Library in Highlands. Ed and Cindy are Audubon members who accomplish truly extraordinary, professional-level avian photography. This group of photos was taken in Bosque del Apache in New Mexico, Bear River in Utah, Yellowstone and Kenya as well as Highlands. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. with light refreshments at 7:00 p.m. Please enter through the rear door.
     For details,  828- 526-1939.