Let's Build This Together - Become a Founding Supporter
Let's Build This Together - Become a Founding Supporter
Join the excitement by becoming a supporter of the first Audubon center in North Carolina.
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Change is underway at Pine Island
Change is underway at Pine Island
There is excitement in the air along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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Join a Pine Island Sanctuary kayak trip
Join a Pine Island Sanctuary kayak trip
This spring and summer you can join a kayak trip through the marshes of the Pine Island Sanctuary.
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The first Audubon Center in North Carolina
The first Audubon Center in North Carolina
The 2,600-acre Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Audubon Sanctuary and Center at Pine Island protects a mosaic of marsh, sound, and forest.
A sanctuary for birds and wildlife
A sanctuary for birds and wildlife
Located at the intersection of numerous bird migration tributaries, Pine Island provides a green sanctuary for birds and wildlife.
Photo credit: Mark Buckler

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Controlled Burns Bring Life to the Marshes

Audubon NC staff is conducting sustainable controlled burns at Pine Island. 
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Marsh Impoundments Offer Water Control

Audubon NC staff uses impoundments to control water levels in the Pine Island marshes.
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Balancing Conservation and Hunting

Supporting the balance between conservation and hunting regulations.
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Critters Abound at the Sanctuary

Conservation efforts help more than just birds on Pine Island. 
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Master Site Plan for the Donal C. O’Brien Jr. Sanctuary and Audubon Center

After two years of soliciting input from community stakeholders, we are proud to share the prel...
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Conserving Currituck Sound for Future Generations

The Currituck Sound of today is far different from a century ago, making preservation efforts e...
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Autumn Waterfowl Migration

Pine Island is not only a popular destination for visitors of the Outer Banks, it is also a sto...
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Botany Blitz at Pine Island

Pine Island is conducting a complete botanical inventory of the Sanctuary
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A critical sanctuary along the Atlantic Flyway

Spring arrives every year in North America on the wings of millions of migratory birds returnin...
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What can I do at Pine Island?

As we develop a master plan for programming and public access at Pine Island, you may explore o...
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The history of Pine Island

Birdlife plays a key role in the history of Pine Island and the entire Currituck Sound region.
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The first Audubon Center in North Carolina

When Audubon North Carolina assumed full management of Pine Island on the northern Outer Banks ...
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