Agriculture and urban development have eliminated about a third of South Carolina's forests. The forests that remain are often managed in ways that don’t allow a variety of birds to thrive. So it's no surprise that one-third of Eastern forest species are in decline. But this is just a win-win waiting to happen: all we need to do is spread the word about how foresters can profit while sheltering our feathered friends.
Here’s what Audubon South Carolina and its members are doing to make a difference: