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American Oystercatcher. Photo: Matt Filosa

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Spring Appeal
Spring Appeal

Make a Difference. Donate Today!

Birds, butterflies, bees, and other wildlife are at risk. When you support Audubon Connecticut, you play a vital role in helping to create healthy habitats where wildlife throughout the state can thrive. Please donate today!

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How to Be Bird-friendly at the Beach
Coasts

How to Be Bird-friendly at the Beach

Make a difference and save a life by following a few simple guidelines

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Providing Bird Habitat Through Urban Oases
Bird-Friendly Communities

Providing Bird Habitat Through Urban Oases

Three new bird-friendly habitat locations are set to be planted in the New Haven area during the summer of 2017

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15 Great Deer-Resistant Native Plants
Bird-Friendly Communities

15 Great Deer-Resistant Native Plants

Beautify the landscape and fill garden gaps with this less-palatable mix of natives that Bambi tends to avoid

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Federal Funding Bill Includes $8 Million to Protect Long Island Sound
News

Federal Funding Bill Includes $8 Million to Protect Long Island Sound

May 9, 2017—Great news for LIS conservation efforts! This year's federal investment is over $4 million more than 2016's funding level.

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It's Beach Time - Please Share the Shore!

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Habitat Conservation - For Birds, Nature, and People

News & Updates

In-Lieu Fee Program
Conservation

Funding Available for CT Wetland Projects

The Connecticut Wetland In-Lieu Fee (ILF) Program is accepting applications for funding for wetland and watercourse preservation, restoration, and enhancement project. Letters of Intent are due no later than April 17, 2017.

Audubon Joins with Connecticut Legislators to Protect Open Space
Public Policy

Audubon Speaks Out to Protect CT Open Space

At a press conference and public hearing on February 15, 2017, Audubon Connecticut, State Legislators, and other conservation leaders shared the importance of a new House Bill that will provide cities and towns an option to protect open space. Can we count on you to encourage its passage?

Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates a Great Start
News

Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates a Great Start

The first land acquisition marks the official establishment of the 566th U.S. National Wildlife Refuge

Audubon Greenwich Celebrates Grand Reopening of Hilfiger Children’s Learning Center
News

Hilfiger Children’s Learning Center is Now Open

On January 8, 2017, Audubon Greenwich celebrated the Hilfiger Children’s Learning Center grand reopening, which was kicked-off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Tommy Hilfiger and his son Sebastian.

Help Preserve Open Space for Birds and People in Connecticut
Public Policy

Action Alert - Help Preserve Open Space for Birds and People in Connecticut

Please take action to support Project Green Space! Contact your Connecticut legislators today.

Audubon Guide to Bird Feeding
Audubon At Home

Audubon Guide to Bird Feeding

Learn how to attract, feed, and keep our feathered visitors safe

Tackling Policy Issues in 2017
Public Policy

Tackling Policy Issues in 2017

Audubon Connecticut is armed with determination and dedicated advocates—ready to make a difference this legislative session

Hurricane Matthew May Have Decimated Piping Plover Population
News

Hurricane Matthew May Have Decimated Piping Plover Population

Listen to what Patrick Comins, Audubon Connecticut Director of Bird Conservation, has to say on NPR

Audubon Connecticut Announces Honorees for 2017 Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Honorees for 2017 Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit Announced

— Press Release—Learn who will be honored at the next annual ELA Benefit dinner on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at The Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, Connecticut
Audubon Announces Recipients of 2016-2017 Schoolyard Habitat Grants
News

Audubon Announces Recipients of 2016-2017 Schoolyard Habitat Grants

Audubon Connecticut awards grants to eight Connecticut schools to support the creation of schoolyard habitats that also serve as outdoor classrooms

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