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Atlanta Audubon Society opens applications for bird-friendly improvements

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Atlanta Audubon Society opens applications for bird-friendly improvements

Candler Park. Photo by Perry Smith, provided to Decaturish.
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The Atlanta Audubon Society recently opened applications for proposals of bird-friendly improvements for their Habitat Restoration Fund.

Property managers, groups of friends, community members, and municipalities are encouraged to send in an application, due by September 2, 2019. The winning project proposal will be awarded consulting and services from Atlanta Audubon’s contractors. The winner will be chosen in late October.

Proposals can include the following, as listed in a recent press release:

– Removal of invasive, exotic plant species

– Installation of bird-friendly native plants

– Garden/habitat design services

– Bird monitoring

– Community programs

“Atlanta Audubon and its partners play an important role in creating bird resiliency in the Southeast,” Atlanta Audubon executive director, Nikki Belmonte said in a recent press release. “The Habitat Restoration Fund aims to increase high-quality habitat for birds while also increasing community partnerships and educational outreach. Through our collaborative conservation and engagement programs, we are building places where birds and people thrive.”

For more information about proposal requirements and to download the application, go to: www.atlantaaudubon.org/habitat-restoration-fund.

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