Audubon Connecticut

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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
Get Involved

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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Habitat Conservation - For Birds, Nature, and People

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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?

Corrie Folsom-O’Keefe Honored as Mayor for the Day
News

Corrie Folsom-O’Keefe Honored as Mayor for the Day

The Borough of Naugatuck is set to celebrate an Audubon conservation champion on Earth Day 2018

Cedar Waxwing
Nature Notes

Cedar Waxwing

A closer look at how to identify and where to find this nomadic year-round resident of Connecticut

Audubon Names Ana Paula Tavares as Head of New York and Connecticut State Offices
News

Audubon Names Ana Paula Tavares as Head of New York and Connecticut State Offices

Tavares will become executive director of Audubon New York and Audubon Connecticut after successful tenure at Rainforest Alliance.

Who's Ready for Summer?
Centers

Audubon Summer Nature Camp - Register Today!

Join us for a season of fun outdoor exploration and learning at our Connecticut centers in Greenwich, Sharon, and Southbury. Week-long sessions available, June 25 - August 17.

Save Seaside State Park
Public Policy

Save Seaside State Park

Contact your state legislators and let them know you oppose S.B. 252, An Act Requiring the Sale of the Former Seaside Regional Center, and the sale of state parks to help meet the state’s budget shortcomings

Audubon Connecticut Speaks Out for Sustainable Conservation Funding
Public Policy

Audubon Connecticut Speaks Out for Sustainable Conservation Funding

Let your voice be heard too and support protecting the Council on Environmental Quality and Passport to Parks Program in Connecticut

Say Yes to Open Space
Public Policy

Say Yes to Open Space

Contact your state legislators and let them know you support S.B. 181, An Act Establishing A Pilot Program for the Preservation of Open Space

More Than 500 Organizations in All 50 States Urge Congress to Defend Bird Protection Law
Public Policy

More Than 500 Organizations in All 50 States Urge Congress to Defend Bird Protection Law

Audubon Connecticut joins a widespread effort to protect against threats in Congress and the Department of the Interior to weaken the century-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act

How Birds Would Fare Under the White House Budget and Infrastructure Proposals
Public Policy

How Birds Would Fare Under the White House Budget and Infrastructure Proposals

Birds and people need smart investment in our environment to keep our communities safe, air and water clean and our climate habitable.

How you can help, right now