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$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.

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Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Community Science

122nd Christmas Bird Count

Join the fun and participate in a count near you!

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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.

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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
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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

News & Information

[Press Release] West Haven Wins Audubon’s First-Ever Share the Shore Award
News

[Press Release] West Haven Wins Audubon’s First-Ever Share the Shore Award

The City's dedication to beach stewardship has made a haven for birds and local people.

Audubon Celebrates "Share The Shore" Award Winners
Coasts

Audubon Celebrates "Share The Shore" Award Winners

Vulnerable beach-nesting birds don’t just need our help, they need an award-worthy commitment.

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.

All About Connecticut's New Act Concerning Climate Change Adaptation
Advocacy

All About Connecticut's New Act Concerning Climate Change Adaptation

HB 6441 includes a long sought-after municipal option for climate resilience.

Funding for Climate Adaptation Critical for Birds, People, and Communities
Advocacy

Funding for Climate Adaptation Critical for Birds, People, and Communities

— Governor Lamont moves Connecticut forward with new options for local funding to adapt to climate change.
Celebrating Black Conservation Heroes at the Sharon Audubon Center
Centers

Celebrating Black Conservation Heroes at the Sharon Audubon Center

In honor of Black History Month, Sharon Audubon Center partnered with a local high school to inform visitors about conservation heroes of color.

Unprecedented Rollback of Bird Protections Cemented in Administration’s Final Days
Advocacy

Unprecedented Rollback of Bird Protections Cemented in Administration’s Final Days

Finalized bird-killer policy sidesteps the courts in a clear attempt to hamstring incoming administration from being able to protect birds.

Plum Island Auction Off Table as Congress Repeals Sale Laws
News

Plum Island Auction Off Table as Congress Repeals Sale Laws

After eight years of advocacy, the path is finally open for permanent protection of this unique place and its critical habitats for endangered wildlife.

Senator Blumenthal Introduces New Legislation to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds
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Senator Blumenthal Introduces New Legislation to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds

Audubon supports the Forage Fish Conservation Act and applauds Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal.

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