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Eagle Scouts Dig-in to Habitat Restoration in West Haven
Conservation

Eagle Scouts Dig-in to Habitat Restoration in West Haven

Through teamwork and dedication, two brothers made a difference for birds, other wildlife, and the community at the Sandy Point Beach & Bird Sanctuary

Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project
Important Bird Areas

Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project

Making a difference, together, for the Lyme Forest Block and Eightmile River Watershed

Common Loon
Nature Notes

Common Loon

This large waterbird is a majestic sight when spotted gracefully gliding in Long Island Sound in winter. Can you imagine a winter in which this species did not return to Connecticut? It’s possible if we do not work to maintain the fish populations that it relies on through the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA)—an important piece of legislation that is currently under threat.

Christmas Bird Count
Citizen Science

119th Christmas Bird Count

Join the longest running Citizen Science project in the world. Have fun and meet new people, while making a meaningful contribution to science. Connecticut counts begin December 15th and run thru January 5th. Join the fun and participate in a count near you!

Common Raven
Nature Notes

Common Raven

Although not so common in Connecticut just 25 years ago, this adaptable species can now be found across the state. They are particularly fond of hilly areas with cliff faces.

Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands
Public Policy

Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands

Voters stood together on Tuesday, November 6th and overwhelmingly passed the Question #2 ballot measure to help safeguard public lands from being sold, swapped, and given away.

Local Generosity Advances Conservation at Stratford Point
Conservation

Local Generosity Advances Conservation at Stratford Point

Thank you Two Roads Brewing Company and the Town of Stratford for your amazing generosity and shared dedication to nature!

Congress Approves Critical Water Projects: Natural Infrastructure and Everglades
Public Policy

Congress Approves Critical Water Projects: Natural Infrastructure and Everglades

Bill Provides Important Wins for Birds, People and Ecosystems Nationwide. “More cement isn’t the answer.”

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.

A Bipartisan Deal Could Save a Key Conservation Program About to Expire
Public Policy

A Bipartisan Deal Could Save a Key Conservation Program About to Expire

The Land and Water Conservation Fund protects habitat critical for birds and beloved by birders. Just days before it expires, lawmakers are working together to extend it permanently.

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