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Look Up! Hawkwatch Season is here in Connecticut
Nature Notes

Look Up! Hawkwatch Season is here in Connecticut

Where are the best places to watch, count, and photograph fall raptor migration? Find out here.

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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.

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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

Yale Students Propose 23 Projects to Create a More Resilient Coast in Connecticut
Coasts

Yale Students Propose 23 Projects to Create a More Resilient Coast in Connecticut

The students' project plans will help Connecticut apply for federal grants that will support Audubon Connecticut’s Coastal Policy Agenda.

Progress made on freshwater ponds at Great Meadows Marsh
Coasts

Progress made on freshwater ponds at Great Meadows Marsh

Freshwater pond areas, overtaken by invasive plants, are currently being revitalized.

44 Perfect Gifts for the Bird and Nature Lovers in Your Life
News

44 Perfect Gifts for the Bird and Nature Lovers in Your Life

Whether novice or expert, backyard birder or a globetrotting adventurer, we’ve got something for everyone on your list. Better yet: For many of these products, their purchase also benefits bird habitat.

$4M Marsh Restoration Project Launches in Stratford
Coasts

$4M Marsh Restoration Project Launches in Stratford

By spring/summer 2022, Great Meadows Marsh will be a haven for people and wildlife, rather than a home for mosquitoes and invasive plants.

Look Up! An Introduction to Identifying Raptors in Flight
Birding

Look Up! An Introduction to Identifying Raptors in Flight

When hawks and falcons stream across the sky in large numbers, you need a distinct set of birding skills to tell them apart.

Junior Forest Technicians Assist with Purple Martin Chick Banding
News

Junior Forest Technicians Assist with Purple Martin Chick Banding

63 nestlings were extracted from a local colony, weighed, and aged, in an effort to understand how Purple Martins move and colonize throughout the state.

Feeding Resumes! Songbird Disease Updates
News

Feeding Resumes! Songbird Disease Updates

In Connecticut, feeding may resume - but please clean and disinfect feeders and bird baths and continue to report dead birds.

Wildlife Guards Advocate for Birds, on Beaches and in the General Assembly
Coasts

Wildlife Guards Advocate for Birds, on Beaches and in the General Assembly

A productive month for Audubon Connecticut's high school-age shorebird stewards, both on and off the beach.

Flying Drones Pose Danger to Threatened Birds
Coasts

Flying Drones Pose Danger to Threatened Birds

Not only do beach-nesting birds experience undue stress at the sight of a drone, they can also become seriously injured.

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