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Roseate Spoonbill. Photo: Mary Lundeberg / Audubon Photography Awards

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Three Ways You Can Help Migrating Birds This Fall
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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.

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2018 Schoolyard Habitat Leadership Summit: Breaking Down Barriers
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2018 Schoolyard Habitat Leadership Summit: Breaking Down Barriers

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - Learn and grow with Audubon Connecticut. Educators across the state are invited to take part in this day-long summit filled with opportunities for professional development, networking, and learning about best practices in outdoor education.

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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.

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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. October's featured action is to Help Spot, Count, and Record Birds. Everyday citizens like you can help scientists learn about bird behavior by entering bird info into eBird.org. This also helps us to know where birds are and to identify areas in need of habitat conservation support. 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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A Popular New Migration Tool Could Save Birds from Deadly Building Collisions
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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.

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Habitat Conservation - For Birds, Nature, and People

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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
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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
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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

Connecticut Bird Atlas
Conservation

Connecticut Bird Atlas

Protecting the state’s birds requires that we know where they are. Audubon is working with partners across Connecticut to do just that. From 2018-2020, volunteer birdwatchers will help to document birds at sites throughout the entire state. Will you lend a hand?

How you can help, right now