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Clapper Rail. Photo: Bill Dix / Audubon Photography Awards

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So-called Modern Fish Act Takes Us Backwards
Public Policy

So-called Modern Fish Act Takes Us Backwards

Current legislation could return us to the times when overfishing and fish scarcity harmed seabirds and coastal economies. Urge your U.S. Representative to vote "no" before July 11, 2018.

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Audubon Connecticut Launches Program to Protect a Widespread Species of Concern
News

Audubon Connecticut Launches Program to Protect a Widespread Species of Concern

Starting summer 2018, sharp-eyed bird watchers in Connecticut will start noticing something new about our state’s treasured American Oystercatchers

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Audubon Live!
Audubon Live!

View Live Bird Cams

Check out Audubon Live!, Audubon Connecticut's hub for information in motion. View live, streaming bird cams and explore featured video and audio links about Audubon, our mission, conservation work, and more.

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Connecticut Osprey Help Area Schoolchildren Learn About Long Island Sound
Schoolyard Habitat Program

Connecticut Osprey Help Area Schoolchildren Learn About Long Island Sound

From March 5 through May 5, 2018, students across New Haven and Fairfield Counties took part in the 2018 Schoolyard to Sound Challenge. Learn which classrooms won prizes for greatest participation and how these students made a difference for conservation.

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Do’s and Don’ts of Nest Photography
Nature Notes

Do’s and Don’ts of Nest Photography

You should always photograph birds responsibly. But you have to be extra responsible during nesting season.

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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. July's featured action is to Take a Child to Nature. Introduce a child to nature and build their love for wild animals and landscapes. A single encounter with a bird can spark a lifelong passion. Other actions like mow less, avoid pesticides, think organic, and save water make a difference too. Join the 2018 Year of the Bird celebration!

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So-called Modern Fish Act Takes Us Backwards
Public Policy

So-called Modern Fish Act Takes Us Backwards

Current legislation could return us to the times when overfishing and fish scarcity harmed seabirds and coastal economies. Urge your U.S. Representative to vote "no" before July 11, 2018.

Audubon Connecticut Launches Program to Protect a Widespread Species of Concern
News

Audubon Connecticut Launches Program to Protect a Widespread Species of Concern

Starting summer 2018, sharp-eyed bird watchers in Connecticut will start noticing something new about our state’s treasured American Oystercatchers

Connecticut Osprey Help Area Schoolchildren Learn About Long Island Sound
Schoolyard Habitat Program

Connecticut Osprey Help Area Schoolchildren Learn About Long Island Sound

From March 5 through May 5, 2018, students across New Haven and Fairfield Counties took part in the 2018 Schoolyard to Sound Challenge. Learn which classrooms won prizes for greatest participation and how these students made a difference for conservation.

Clapper Rail
Nature Notes

Clapper Rail

Spotting this elusive bird is a thrill for even the most expert of birders. Look for this species in the coastal, brackish, and freshwater marshes along the Connecticut coast.

Eight Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste
Nature Notes

Eight Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

By doing so, you'll be helping birds and other wildlife.

Amazing Things Happen When a Community Comes Together
Conservation

Amazing Things Happen When a Community Comes Together

Partner organizations and more than 130 volunteers come together to make a difference at Stratford Point on Earth Day weekend 2018

10 Terrific Plants for Hummingbirds—and Pollinators
Nature Notes

10 Terrific Plants for Hummingbirds—and Pollinators

Add low-maintenance beauty to your garden or landscape while providing nurturing habitat and nectar too

Meet Ken Elkins
About Us

Meet Ken Elkins

Education Program Manager, Audubon Center Bent of the River

Great Egret
Nature Notes

Great Egret

The best time to spot this elegant migrant in Connecticut is in spring and summer as it forages and wades through coastal wetlands

Hats Off to the 2018 Conservation Champions
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Hats Off to the 2018 Conservation Champions

Audubon Connecticut thanks you and the other 2018 conservation champions for helping to preserve Connecticut's great natural heritage

How you can help, right now