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How Will New Offshore Wind Projects Affect Connecticut’s Birds and Wildlife?
Advocacy

How Will New Offshore Wind Projects Affect Connecticut’s Birds and Wildlife?

The Commission on Environmental Standards' report and recommendations hold the start of an answer.

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Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project
Important Bird Areas

Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project

Making a difference, together, for the Lyme Forest Block and Eightmile River Watershed.

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Look Up! Hawkwatch is here in Connecticut
Hawkwatch

Look Up! Hawkwatch is here in Connecticut

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

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Landscape-scale Forest Restoration Grant for Land Trusts
Working Lands

Forest Restoration Grant for Land Trusts

Attention Connecticut land trusts - Audubon Connecticut has been awarded a U.S. Forest Service grant to help you to assess your forest lands, identify management areas, and initiate forest restoration efforts on your lands.

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$1.3 billion a year for at-risk species
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$1.3 billion a year for at-risk species

The bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act would direct resources to recover species BEFORE they reach the brink of extinction.

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What can we do about the seabird extinction crisis?
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What can we do about the seabird extinction crisis?

Seabirds primarily eat forage fish, which are small fish like herrings and anchovies. We must ensure adequate protections for forage fish so that the wildlife, people and economies that depend on them can continue to thrive.

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Discover Audubon Connecticut

Key Conservation Work

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Audubon Sharon
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Audubon Sharon

Rehabilitating injured wildlife and protecting 3,000 acres of woodland habitat that they call home through stewardship and education in the Northwest Corner.

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Audubon Center Bent of the River
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Audubon Center Bent of the River

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

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Audubon Greenwich
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Audubon Greenwich

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

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News & Information

2019 Session and Budget Recap
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2019 Session and Budget Recap

A look at the Connecticut budget proposals and bills affecting conservation efforts.

Connecticut's First Living Shoreline is Thriving
Coasts

Connecticut's First Living Shoreline is Thriving

Audubon Connecticut and partners are working to improve resiliency of the coast.

‘Let’s Go Birding Together’ Creates a Dedicated Space for LGBTQ Bird Lovers
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‘Let’s Go Birding Together’ Creates a Dedicated Space for LGBTQ Bird Lovers

It's more than a bird walk: It's an inclusive experience for anyone who wants to connect to birds, the natural world, and others in a positive way.

1 Million Species on the Verge of Extinction
News

1 Million Species on the Verge of Extinction

Roughly 1 million species of animals and plants worldwide are on the verge of extinction, warns a new UN Report. This includes almost a quarter of threatened birds, which may already have been negatively affected by climate change.

Connecticut Conservation Needs Community Investment
Advocacy

Connecticut Conservation Needs Community Investment

The Community Investment Act (CIA) has provided funding for 894 projects in 157 towns. We are advocating for full protection of the Community Investment Act (CIA) – and complete restoration of its budget.

The ‘Godfather of Biodiversity’ on Why Two Degrees of Warming Must Be Avoided
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

The ‘Godfather of Biodiversity’ on Why Two Degrees of Warming Must Be Avoided

Renowned biologist Thomas Lovejoy talks climate change and explains why restoring ecosystems plays a crucial part in curbing rising temperatures.

Celebrating Our Champions of Conservation
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

Celebrating Our Champions of Conservation

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

If You Can Identify Any of These Birds, You're Ready for Climate Watch
Climate

If You Can Identify Any of These Birds, You're Ready for Climate Watch

And if you can't yet, learn them here so you can help Audubon track how certain species are adjusting to climate change.

New Insights into Connecticut's American Oystercatcher Population
Coasts

New Insights into Connecticut's American Oystercatcher Population

In just one year, a new banding program has already increased our understanding of the behavior and movements of Connecticut’s American Oystercatcher breeding population.

Audubon Backs New Bill to Bolster Small Fish That Struggling Seabirds Need to Survive
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Audubon Backs New Bill to Bolster Small Fish That Struggling Seabirds Need to Survive

The bipartisan legislation would help ocean ecosystems and the economies that depend on them.

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