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Black-throated Blue Warbler. Photo: Megumi Aita

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Improving the Quality of Connecticut’s Forests for Birds and Wildlife
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Improving the Quality of Connecticut’s Forests for Birds and Wildlife

Learn how Audubon Connecticut is working to stem the decline of forest birds through our forest conservation efforts across the state and with partners throughout the Atlantic Flyway

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How to Be Bird-friendly at the Beach
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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
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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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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
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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

Request for Proposals for Habitat Creation and Restoration
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Request for Proposals for Habitat Creation and Restoration

Funds are available for projects in New Haven and Hamden. The application deadline is January 15, 2017. Apply today!

2016 Annual Conservation Achievement Report
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2016 Annual Conservation Achievement Report

Take a moment to view the great work you helped to accomplish

Make Your Own Suet
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Make Your Own Suet

With this easy vegetarian recipe, you can attract insect lovers like woodpeckers and nuthatches.

WildLife Guards Program Receives $35,000 Grant
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WildLife Guards Program Receives $35,000 Grant

November 14, 2016—In an announcement made by top federal and state environmental officials, Audubon Connecticut was honored to be one of 25 grant award recipients of the Long Island Sound Futures Fund—to continue its successful WLG program.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Creation of Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge
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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Announces Creation of a New Wildlife Refuge

October 25, 2016—Exciting news! Thanks to a great coordinated response by Audubon, the new Great Thicket National Wildlife Refuge has been created to conserve key shrubland habitat in the Northeast.

Making Connecticut Better for Birds and People
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Making Connecticut Better for Birds and People

Learn how the Bird-Friendly Communities Program has expanded and made a difference in 2016

Is the Saltmarsh Sparrow Headed for Extinction?
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Is the Saltmarsh Sparrow Headed for Extinction?

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

Meet Jane-Kerin Moffat
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Meet Jane-Kerin Moffat

Conservation Advocate and Audubon Connecticut Board Member Emeritus

How you can help, right now