Audubon Connecticut

Working together for birds, nature, and people of Connecticut & the Atlantic Flyway

Harlequin Duck. Photo: William Dix

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Get Ready for the Year of the Bird
Conservation

Get Ready for the Year of the Bird

A broad and timely alliance between Audubon, National Geographic, BirdLife, and Cornell steps up to protect birds and the places they need.

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Audubon at School
News

Audubon at School

Learn how Audubon Connecticut and our Centers are working to advance science education and conservation through hands-on learning

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IBA Small Matching Grants Program
Important Bird Areas

IBA Small Matching Grants Program

Working on a conservation project? Learn about the funds available to Audubon chapters, landowners, universities, and members of IBA stakeholder groups for projects that advance Audubon's conservation priorities at identified IBAs. Application deadline: January 31, 2018

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White House Plans to Vastly Expand Drilling near America’s Beaches and Coasts
Conservation

White House Plans to Vastly Expand Drilling near America’s Beaches and Coasts

The proposed five-year plan exposes critical shorebird habitat and coastal communities to dangerous and unnecessary oil drilling.

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Audubon Sharon Welcomes New Center Director
News

Audubon Sharon Welcomes New Center Director

Long-time New England resident and conservationist Eileen Fielding is set to join the Audubon team on January 25, 2018

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2017 Annual Conservation Achievement Report
News

2017 Annual Conservation Achievement Report

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

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Discover Audubon Connecticut

Habitat Conservation - For Birds, Nature, and People

News & Updates

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.

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

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

2017 ELA Benefit Dinner is a Great Success
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

2017 ELA Benefit Dinner is a Great Success

Audubon Connecticut thanks you for supporting the birds and wildlife of Connecticut

Plum Island Wake-Up Call
News

Plum Island Wake-Up Call

New website and documentary explain the imminent threat to this critical habitat in Long Island Sound

Warmer Weather Brings Record Sightings for This Year’s Great Backyard Bird Count
Climate

Warmer Weather Brings Record Sightings for This Year’s Great Backyard Bird Count

Data show high temperatures may have spurred unusual migration patterns for some species.

Great Meadows Recognized as an Important Bird Area
News

Great Meadows Recognized as an Important Bird Area

March 23, 2017—Audubon Connecticut announces a new landscape-level IBA with farmland and forested wetlands located along an 8-mile stretch of the Connecticut River

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 26 - August 18.

Audubon's Conservation Agenda in the 115th Congress
Public Policy

Audubon's Conservation Agenda in the 115th Congress

A look at our conservation priorities amidst the many changes in Washington in 2017

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

How you can help, right now