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Best of 2019: Audubon Connecticut in Action
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Best of 2019: Audubon Connecticut in Action

It was a year of new beginnings for oystercatchers, a year of growth for conservation programs, and a year of action as we expanded our advocacy efforts for birds and people.

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Inside Look: New Monthly Webinar Series
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Inside Look: New Monthly Webinar Series

Join us every month for an interactive webinar offering an inside look at the latest bird conservation science, research, and best practices.

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Audubon Invites You to Celebrate 120 Years of the Annual Christmas Bird Count
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Audubon Invites You to Celebrate 120 Years of the Annual Christmas Bird Count

Between December 14 and January 5, participants will join the world’s longest-running wildlife census, which contributes invaluable data to bird population research.

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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

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
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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
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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.

What can we do about the seabird extinction crisis?
Advocacy

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.

Sharon Audubon Center Awarded Grant to Create Conservation Programming for Torrington High School Students
Sharon Audubon Center

Sharon Audubon Center Awarded Grant to Create Conservation Programming for Torrington High School Students

March 28, 2019—Learn how Audubon is connecting conservation and students through the upcoming launch of a new Butterfly House and garden in Sharon, Conn.

Where did the Osprey cams come from?
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Where did the Osprey cams come from?

Learn about Menunkatuck Audubon Society's Osprey platform program here.

Hummingbird Flight Is Like Nothing Else in the Bird World
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Hummingbird Flight Is Like Nothing Else in the Bird World

These talented fliers can hover, whiz forward and backward, and come to a complete stop in an instant.

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.

How you can help, right now