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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Audubon Connecticut

Earth Day 2019, "Party for the Planet" at Stratford Point. Volunteers planted over 1,000 native plants. Photo: Tracy Deer-Mirek/Sacred Heart University

Audubon Connecticut believes our conservation work is enriched and made stronger by the contributions of individuals and communities with diverse experiences, perspectives, and values.

With a plurality of voices, Audubon will inspire more people and conserve more habitats. Respect, inclusion, and opportunity for people of all backgrounds, lifestyles and perspectives will attract the best ideas and harness the greatest passion to shape a healthier, more vibrant future for all of us.

We strive to represent and reflect human diversity, and embrace it in the communities where we work. To that end, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff, board, volunteers, members, and supporters, and to fostering an inclusive network across our statewide Audubon Centers and Chapters in all kinds of communities, from rural to urban.

Protecting and conserving Connecticut’s natural heritage transcends political, cultural, and social boundaries, and so must Audubon in order to expand our network’s reach and engage more people in protecting birds and the places they need.

Click here to read Audubon's full statement on equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

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An initiative dedicated to offering accessible and inclusive programs to support people with intellectual and physical challenges—because we firmly believe that all people should have access to nature and that experiences in nature are enriching and beneficial to all.

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WildLife Guards: Connecticut's High School Conservation Leaders

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An innovative program that engages and employs high school students in Bridgeport and West Haven to serve as community and conservation leaders.

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