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Clapper Rail. Photo: Bill Dix / Audubon Photography Awards

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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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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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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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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.

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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. June's featured action is to Cut Out the Plastics. Remember, simple changes around your house or yard can be better for birds too—and for our climate. Other actions like mow less, avoid pesticides, think organic, and save water make a difference. Join the 2018 Year of the Bird celebration!

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Habitat Conservation - For Birds, Nature, and People

News & Updates

Join the Audubon Connecticut Team
Conservation

Join the Audubon Connecticut Team

We are currently accepting applications for a Coastal Waterbird Technician

Honorees for 2018 Environmental Leadership Awards Announced
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Honorees for 2018 Environmental Leadership Awards Announced

— Press Release — Learn who will be honored at the next annual ELA Benefit dinner on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at The Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, Connecticut
Audubon at School
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Audubon at School

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

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.

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

Audubon Sharon Welcomes New Center Director
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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

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.

2017 Annual Conservation Achievement Report
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2017 Annual Conservation Achievement Report

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

State Budget Legislative Update
Public Policy

State Budget Legislative Update

An overview on how Audubon Connecticut's priority issues fared in the fall 2017 state budget agreement

Audubon Connecticut Awarded Program-Sustaining Grants
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Audubon Connecticut Awarded Program-Sustaining Grants

Thanks to these funds, the WildLife Guards and Schoolyard Habitat Programs will continue to flourish in the coming year

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