Welcome to Audubon Connecticut's Virtual Classroom! Explore educational online content, videos, and live streaming for nature lovers of all ages and knowledge levels. Choose from introductory to more in-depth information and formats.
Created and curated by Audubon naturalists and program experts based across our three centers in Greenwich, Sharon, and Southbury, this online library offers fun facts, nature insights, and activity information related to the beautiful and diverse habitats and wildlife of Connecticut. There are fantastic resources to explore from the National Audubon Society here too. Enjoy!
Kids Corner: For the young or young-at-heart
Black-capped Chickadee. Photo: AJ Collette/Audubon Photography Awards
The Joy of Birds
Birds bring us happiness in so many ways. Whether you're just looking for a lift or in desperate need of distraction, look no further than this birdy care package, from Audubon to you.
Guidance and information to hone your bird knowledge, birding skills, and more!
The feat of building a nest is impressive—from amazing architecture to simple cavities. View this presentation by Bent of the River Audubon Center, which takes a glimpse into how birds build their nests and tend to their families.
How to Identify Birds
Before you judge a bird by its color, use these eight clues to guide you.
10 Terrific Plants for Hummingbirds—and Pollinators
Add low-maintenance beauty to your garden or landscape while providing nurturing habitat and nectar too
Birds to Know - Priority Species of Connecticut
Need Help Identifying Birds?
House Finch. Photo: Michele Black / Great Backyard Bird Count
Need Help Identifying Birds?
There's an app for that. Check out Audubon's FREE award-winning bird field guide app, with information about more than 800 North American bird species right at your fingertips.
Discover how to better understand birds and nature and the actions we can all take to protect them.
An Inside Look: Native Plants and Pollinators
April 2020 Webinar presented by Audubon Connecticut, featuring Emily May with The Xerces Society as she discusses the importance of pollinators for ecosystems and our daily lives and how to turn our yards and gardens into pollinator refuges.
From strange and often dangerous herbal "cures" to black magic, and wonderful legends of love, it is all that is called Wildflower Folklore. Check out this fascinating online webinar about these botanical wonders, presented by Bent of the River Audubon Center.
An Inside Look: Healthy Forests
February 2020 Webinar presented by Audubon Connecticut and Audubon New York, featuring Suzanne Treyger (Forest Program Manager, Audubon New York) and Eileen Fielding (Sharon Audubon Center Director, Audubon Connecticut) as they share threats to forests and forests birds and what we can do to protect them.
How you can help, right now
There are so many great ways you can get involved with Audubon Connecticut and make a difference for both the wildlife and the people who call Connecticut home.
Visit Our Centers
Connect with our nature centers in Greenwich, Sharon, and Southbury. Each unique center offers trails, educational resources, conservation opportunities, and more.
Through land stewardship, science, education, and advocacy, Audubon Connecticut works across the state to preserve habitat and protect bird species that are of state, national, and global concern.