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New Tidal Creek Established at Great Meadows Marsh
Coasts

New Tidal Creek Established at Great Meadows Marsh

Saltwater aids in keeping invasive species (specifically phragmites) at-bay while allowing native marsh grasses to flourish.

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Spring Migration FAQs
Birding

Spring Migration FAQs

How much do you know about the comings and goings of the birds outside your window?

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Plants for Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Discover Plants for Birds

This helpful and fun-to-use resource helps you find bird-friendly native plants—which also save you water, time, and money. Just enter your zip code to discover which plants are best for birds in your area.

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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

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.

Michael Burger to Lead Audubon’s Connecticut and New York Office as New Executive Director
News

Michael Burger to Lead Audubon’s Connecticut and New York Office as New Executive Director

Former Senior Director of Conservation and expert on forest birds and their habitat needs takes the helm.

Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic
Bird-Friendly Communities

Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic

In a new report, experts ruled out a range of causes, but they still recommend taking down feeders until the source of the disease is identified.

Audubon Report Shows That Important Bird Habitats are Key Natural Solutions to Climate Change
Climate

Audubon Report Shows That Important Bird Habitats are Key Natural Solutions to Climate Change

Important ecosystems for birds can also store tens of millions of tons of carbon naturally if maintained and restored.

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