Projects

  • Christmas Bird Count

  • Bird Counts/Hawk Watches

  • Green Valley Park

    Green Valley Park HCAS recently received a Collaborative Grant from National Audubon to establish a native garden at Green Valley Park. The establishment of the garden was completed in June, 2018. HCAS’s objectives for this park is the continued augmentation of the natural environment with native shrubs to enhance food

  • Eller Wetlands

    Eller Wetlands The Eller Wetlands encompass 10 acres of current wetlands along Highway 105 near Seven Devils. HCAS is coordinating with Blue Ridge Conservancy, the owner of the wetlands, to create a birding and wildlife reserve. Objectives for the reserve are better access, the design and construction of trails and

  • Birds, Bugs and Blooms

    Come bird With Bill Dunson on his trips around the Boone Greenway and discover the incredible variety  of birds, bugs and blooms that are in the middle of Boone. Learn More 

  • Come Bird @ Valle Crucis

    Valle Crucis Community Park Weekly Bird Walks 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Wednesday April through mid-October Learn More

  • Come Bird @ Brookshire Park

    Come Bird @ Brookshire Brookshire Park Monthly Bird & Nature Walk 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. the 1st Saturday of every month (rain or shine)

  • Valle Crucis Community Park

    Valle Crucis Community Park Valle Crucis Community Park has long been a favorite for HCAS birders.  Indeed, our weekly Wednesday walks continue to be held there. HCAS has already established a native plant garden at Valle Crucis and has erected a swift tower as well.  HCAS’s strategic plan calls for

  • Brookshire Park

    Watauga County has plans to restore the remaining floodplain wetlands at Brookshire Park.  HCAS will be contributing to this effort in the planning stages and in helping to build viewing platforms.  Watauga County has applied to the Clean Water Management Trust Fund for funding for this project.  HCAS’s objectives for

  • National Audubon Society Convention-2019

    Save the Date for the 2019 Audubon Convention Please save the date for the next Audubon Convention, which will take place on July 26-28, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Situated on Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is a beautiful and historic place to gather, learn, and network. The Wisconsin Audubon Council, Milwaukee Audubon