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Environmentalist Futures Take Root with the Eco-Leadership Corps
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Environmentalist Futures Take Root with the Eco-Leadership Corps

In its third year, the Greenwich Audubon Center program is preparing students for a future in conservation.

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Victoria O'Neill Joins Audubon as Director of Coastal Resilience
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Victoria O'Neill Joins Audubon as Director of Coastal Resilience

Victoria will lead our efforts to protect and restore natural habitats in Connecticut and New York.

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Who's Making Bird-Friendly Maple Products in Connecticut?
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Who's Making Bird-Friendly Maple Products in Connecticut?

List of producers managing their forests to benefit birds. Note that some are smaller/family operations, so contact them before visiting!

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Visit a Center Near You

Bent of the River Audubon Center
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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
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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
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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

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2023 Environmental Leadership Awards Honors Local Mentor and Community Scientist
Environmental Leadership Awards Benefit

2023 Environmental Leadership Awards Honors Local Mentor and Community Scientist

Gary compiled the Greenwich-Stamford Christmas Bird Count for nearly 50 years, and co-founded the Greenwich Audubon Center's Summer Bird Count in 1976 - amongst many other accomplishments.

Greenwich Audubon Center Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Honor Indigenous Forest Management
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Greenwich Audubon Center Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Honor Indigenous Forest Management

$7,500 crowdfunding goal to receive matching grant from Sustainable CT’s Community Match Fund

"Lights Out" Bill Passes House Unanimously
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"Lights Out" Bill Passes House Unanimously

It is now up to the Senate to help save migratory birds from fatal collisions

Connecticut's Purple Martins Get a New Place to Nest
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Connecticut's Purple Martins Get a New Place to Nest

These new nest boxes will create bird conservation opportunities at Bent of the River Audubon Center.

Open Letter from the CEO on Audubon’s Name
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Open Letter from the CEO on Audubon’s Name

Hear directly from Dr. Elizabeth Gray on why Audubon is keeping its name.

Great Mountain Forest First-Ever Officially Recognized Bird-Friendly Maple Syrup Producer in Connecticut
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Great Mountain Forest First-Ever Officially Recognized Bird-Friendly Maple Syrup Producer in Connecticut

Just in time for production season, this 6,000 acre forest in Litchfield County is being recognized for managing its sugarbush in ways that help declining forest birds.

Top Tips to Manage Your Sugarbush in Ways That Help Birds
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Top Tips to Manage Your Sugarbush in Ways That Help Birds

These guidelines will help forest owners and managers ensure birds have places to eat, nest and raise chicks.

Bird-Friendly Maple
Working Lands

Bird-Friendly Maple

A collaborative conservation project that aims to sweeten sugarbush habitat for songbirds.

Winter tips to best manage your land for birds
Working Lands

Winter tips to best manage your land for birds

Expert habitat managers from our Connecticut bird sanctuaries offer their advice to landowners.

How you can help, right now