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Cooper's Hawk. Photo: Adam Stunkel/Audubon Photography Awards

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Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Community Science

123rd Christmas Bird Count

Join the fun and participate in a count near you!

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2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One
News

2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One

In 50 years, birds have increased overall in wetlands, a singular exception that shows the way forward for saving birds and benefiting people.

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New Tower Will Track Migratory Birds Flying Over the State’s Northwest Corner
Sharon Audubon Center

New Tower Will Track Migratory Birds Flying Over the State’s Northwest Corner

The Sharon Audubon Center’s Motus wildlife tracking tower receives pings from tracking devices on birds, helping scientists better understand their movements.

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Visit a Center Near You

Bent of the River Audubon Center
Centers

Bent of the River Audubon Center

Conserving open space and working lands through programming at our 700-acre nature sanctuary and education center in Southbury.

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Greenwich Audubon Center
Centers

Greenwich Audubon Center

Building a brighter future through engagement and education at our nature education center and seven sanctuaries in southwest Connecticut.

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Sharon Audubon Center
Centers

Sharon Audubon Center

Rehabilitating injured wildlife and protecting more than 2,100 acres of woodland habitat that they call home through stewardship and education in the Northwest Corner.

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Key Conservation Work

News & Information

Planting Native Trees and Shrubs at Oneida Sanctuary in Greenwich
Greenwich Audubon Center

Planting Native Trees and Shrubs at Oneida Sanctuary in Greenwich

At this important wetland ecosystem, plants must be able to tolerate unique coastal conditions.

Following a Swainson's Thrush from Connecticut to Costa Rica
Sharon Audubon Center

Following a Swainson's Thrush from Connecticut to Costa Rica

A growing network of Motus towers across the US and Central America have made it possible to track a single bird's migratory movements.

2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One
News

2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One

In 50 years, birds have increased overall in wetlands, a singular exception that shows the way forward for saving birds and benefiting people.

Mugwort Banished, Trails Created to Bring Oneida Sanctuary to Life
Greenwich Audubon Center

Mugwort Banished, Trails Created to Bring Oneida Sanctuary to Life

No experience working in gardens, with hand tools, or in land management? No problem for the Eco Leadership Corps!

Junior Forest Technicians Carve a Path for Their Futures in the Woods
Working Lands

Junior Forest Technicians Carve a Path for Their Futures in the Woods

Forestry experiences at Bent of the River Audubon Center show students they can make a difference.

New Tower Will Track Migratory Birds Flying Over the State’s Northwest Corner
Sharon Audubon Center

New Tower Will Track Migratory Birds Flying Over the State’s Northwest Corner

The Sharon Audubon Center’s Motus wildlife tracking tower receives pings from tracking devices on birds, helping scientists better understand their movements.

Stratford’s Great Meadows Salt Marsh Gets a $4M Refresh
Coasts

Stratford’s Great Meadows Salt Marsh Gets a $4M Refresh

12 local “Salt Marsh Stewards” from Stratford and Bunnell high schools, along with three crew leaders, over 150 volunteers, elected officials, and partners, have helped turn the marsh back into a haven for wildlife and the local community.

A "Swap Day" for Connecticut's Student Conservationists
News

A "Swap Day" for Connecticut's Student Conservationists

Junior Forest Technicians and WildLife Guards traveled from woodlands to water to learn more about conservation in Connecticut.

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