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Baltimore Oriole. Photo: Una Davenhill/Great Backyard Bird Count

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Connecticut Marsh Site Selected for Urgent Restoration
Coasts

Connecticut Marsh Site Selected for Urgent Restoration

Great Meadows Marsh has the potential to better support declining Saltmarsh Sparrows, in danger of extinction due to sea level rise.

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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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10 Terrific Plants for Hummingbirds—and Pollinators
Nature Notes

10 Terrific Plants for Hummingbirds—and Pollinators

Add low-maintenance beauty to your garden or landscape while providing nurturing habitat and nectar too

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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

Administration Moves to Finalize Bird-Killer Policy
News

Administration Moves to Finalize Bird-Killer Policy

Ignoring legal challenges, public opposition, and science, the Trump Administration is rushing to finalize a rule to weaken the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Banding Confirms Birds Depend on a Healthy and Diverse Forest Habitat
Working Lands

Banding Confirms Birds Depend on a Healthy and Diverse Forest Habitat

Bird-friendly forest management can help birds that nest and raise their young in the woods.

New Haven’s First Native Plant Nursery Sprouts with Audubon in Action Grant
Bird-Friendly Communities

New Haven’s First Native Plant Nursery Sprouts with Audubon in Action Grant

Even amidst the pandemic, Menunkatuck Audubon Society and its partners found a way to establish New Haven’s first native plant nursery.

Long Island Sound Area Salt Marsh Sites Show Signs of Disruption
Coasts

Long Island Sound Area Salt Marsh Sites Show Signs of Disruption

Big plans are moving forward to protect bird habitat and help local communities withstand stronger storms.

Climate mitigation recommendations for birds, people, and Governor Lamont
Climate

Climate mitigation recommendations for birds, people, and Governor Lamont

As part of the Governor's Council on Climate Change, Audubon offers expertise on wetlands, rivers, environmental funding

New Environmental Justice Bill Brings Both Sides to the Table
Advocacy

New Environmental Justice Bill Brings Both Sides to the Table

— The Audubon Connecticut-supported HB7008 now goes to Governor Lamont for signing
Hawk Week 2020
Greenwich Audubon Center

Hawk Week 2020

September 28 - October 4 — Join Greenwich Audubon Center and friends around the globe for a week-long celebration of the fall raptor migration. Experience this phenomenon like never before—and enjoy 20+ online events!

Stratford Point Receives 'Best Restored Shore Award'
Coasts

Stratford Point Receives 'Best Restored Shore Award'

Saltmarsh, seaside, and Nelson’s sparrows have been spotted in the re-established salt marsh habitat.

This Connecticut Forest Owner Wants More Magical Bird Moments
Working Lands

This Connecticut Forest Owner Wants More Magical Bird Moments

And thanks to a volunteer-led program in the Lyme Forest Block, she can have them.

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