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Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands
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Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands

Voters stood together on Tuesday, November 6th and overwhelmingly passed the Question #2 ballot measure to help safeguard public lands from being sold, swapped, and given away.

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Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project
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Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project

Making a difference, together, for the Lyme Forest Block and Eightmile River Watershed

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Year of the Bird
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Make This Your Year of the Bird

Each month take small actions to make a difference for birds. November's featured action is to capture the beauty of birds on camera. Our Year-of-the-Bird partner, National Geographic invites you to Share Your Shot. Other actions like avoid pesticides, think organic, and save water make a difference too. Join the 2018 Year of the Bird celebration!

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Audubon Connecticut
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Audubon Connecticut

Protecting birds, other wildlife, and their habitats in the Atlantic Flyway at the state and national level through advocacy, education, and land stewardship initiatives.

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Audubon Center Bent of the River
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Audubon Center Bent of the River

Conserving open space and working lands through programming at our 700-acre nature sanctuary and education center in Southbury.

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Audubon Greenwich
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Audubon Greenwich

Building a brighter future through engagement and education at our nature education center and seven sanctuaries in southwest Connecticut.

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Audubon Sharon
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Audubon Sharon

Rehabilitating injured wildlife and protecting 3,000 acres of woodland habitat that they call home through stewardship and education in the Northwest Corner.

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Habitat Conservation - For Birds, Nature, and People

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Common Raven
Nature Notes

Common Raven

Although not so common in Connecticut just 25 years ago, this adaptable species can now be found across the state. They are particularly fond of hilly areas with cliff faces.

Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands
Public Policy

Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands

Voters stood together on Tuesday, November 6th and overwhelmingly passed the Question #2 ballot measure to help safeguard public lands from being sold, swapped, and given away.

IBA Small Matching Grants Program
Important Bird Areas

IBA Small Matching Grants Program

Working on a conservation project? Learn about the funds available to Audubon chapters, landowners, universities, and members of IBA stakeholder groups for projects that advance Audubon's conservation priorities at identified IBAs. Application deadline: November 15, 2018

Congress Approves Critical Water Projects: Natural Infrastructure and Everglades
Public Policy

Congress Approves Critical Water Projects: Natural Infrastructure and Everglades

Bill Provides Important Wins for Birds, People and Ecosystems Nationwide. “More cement isn’t the answer.”

Must-Visit Birding Locations in Connecticut
Nature Notes

Must-Visit Birding Locations in Connecticut

For such a small state, Connecticut is quite a gem when it comes to birding. The land spans a length of just 110 miles and is comprised of habitats ranging from offshore islands to grasslands to tracts of woodland. Grab your binoculars and check out these notable bird hotspots across the state.

A Bipartisan Deal Could Save a Key Conservation Program About to Expire
Public Policy

A Bipartisan Deal Could Save a Key Conservation Program About to Expire

The Land and Water Conservation Fund protects habitat critical for birds and beloved by birders. Just days before it expires, lawmakers are working together to extend it permanently.

Roseate Spoonbill
Nature Notes

Roseate Spoonbill

A Connecticut first! Although common in places like the Everglades, this sub-tropical species has made an unprecedented appearance along the shore of Connecticut. Keep an eye out, you'll know if you see it!

A Popular New Migration Tool Could Save Birds from Deadly Building Collisions
Conservation

A Popular New Migration Tool Could Save Birds from Deadly Building Collisions

BirdCast can accurately forecast the biggest migration movements days in advance. This is good news for birds and birders alike.

Three Ways You Can Help Migrating Birds This Fall
Nature Notes

Three Ways You Can Help Migrating Birds This Fall

Migrants heading south face myriad man-made obstacles, but there are actions we can all take to save their lives.

Meet Wendy Miller
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Meet Wendy Miller

Education Program Manager, Audubon Sharon

How you can help, right now