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Common Loon. Photo: Richard Pick / Audubon Photography Awards

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Eagle Scouts Dig-in to Habitat Restoration in West Haven
Conservation

Eagle Scouts Dig-in to Habitat Restoration in West Haven

Through teamwork and dedication, two brothers made a difference for birds, other wildlife, and the community at the Sandy Point Beach & Bird Sanctuary

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Christmas Bird Count
Citizen Science

119th Christmas Bird Count

Join the longest running Citizen Science project in the world. Have fun and meet new people, while making a meaningful contribution to science. Connecticut counts begin December 15th and run thru January 5th. Join the fun and participate in a count near you!

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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. December is our final month and this month's theme is "Share Your Love of Birds This holiday season." Support the #YearOfTheBird by giving bird and nature-themed gifts to the backyard birder or globetrotting adventurer in your life. Audubon's gift guide and our Nature Stores have something for everyone. Thank you for being a part of 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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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

Taking Back the Land...From Invasive Plants
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Taking Back the Land...From Invasive Plants

An Audubon chapter and community partners work together to restore bird and wildlife habitat in New Haven

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
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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.

How you can help, right now