Conservation

Bird-Friendly Communities

Photo: Camilla Cerea

Backyards As the First Line of Defense

Human communities are tough on birds.  Between manicured lawns and exotic plants, food is scarce.  Also, the natural hydrology of the landscape is often interruped, increasing the risk of floods and water pollution.  Cities and suburbs cover 10 to 15 percent of South Carolina.  Let's make them all more bird friendly – and more people friendly too!

Here's what Audubon South Carolina and its members are doing to make a difference: