Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Honoring champions of Connecticut conservation.

Northern Saw-whet Owl, captive. Photo: Photo: Megan Lorenz/iStock

See You Next Year!

We would have loved to share in a spring celebration of Joseph H. Ellis and Sue H. Baker this year, but it’s clear to us that waiting until next year is the right thing to do. We look forward to a great reunion in 2021 and to honoring Joe and Susie at that time. Click here for details about the honorees.

Help us protect birds and the places they need.

Checks payable to:
Audubon Connecticut

Mail to:
Audubon Events
225 Varick Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10014


Benefit Co-Chairs
Eunice and Robert Burnett
Rachel and Chris Franco
Lile Gibbons
Sara and Ed Keller
Deborah and Charles Royce

Special Thanks to Serendipity, the official Media Sponsor of the Audubon Connecticut Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

More about the Environmental Leadership Award

Meet the 2020 Honorees
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Meet the Honorees

The annual ELA Benefit honors an individual or group of individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and their habitats. Meet the 2020 honorees.

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Audubon Connecticut Environmental Leadership Award Honorees
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Past Honorees

ELA Benefit honorees are drawn from all walks of life, but all share a passion for conservation and dedication to the Audubon mission. It is an honor to recognize these honorees.

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Celebrating Our Champions of Conservation
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Celebrating Our Champions of Conservation

The 2019 Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit was a resounding success.​​

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