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Little Blue Heron. Photo: Mary Giraulo/Audubon Photography Awards

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How Will New Offshore Wind Projects Affect Connecticut’s Birds and Wildlife?
Advocacy

How Will New Offshore Wind Projects Affect Connecticut’s Birds and Wildlife?

The Commission on Environmental Standards' report and recommendations hold the start of an answer.

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Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project
Important Bird Areas

Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project

Making a difference, together, for the Lyme Forest Block and Eightmile River Watershed.

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Audubon Live!
Audubon Live!

View Live Bird Cams

View live, streaming bird cams and explore featured video and audio links about Audubon, our mission, conservation work, and more.

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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.

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$1.3 billion a year for at-risk species
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$1.3 billion a year for at-risk species

The bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act would direct resources to recover species BEFORE they reach the brink of extinction.

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What can we do about the seabird extinction crisis?
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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.

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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

Audubon Connecticut Receives Two Grants to Advance Conservation Around Long Island Sound
News

Audubon Connecticut Receives Two Grants to Advance Conservation Around Long Island Sound

These funds will make a huge difference in expanding and supporting conservation and community-building work in the New Haven Harbor Watershed

Eagle Scouts Dig-in to Habitat Restoration in West Haven
Conservation

Eagle Scouts Dig-in to Habitat Restoration in West Haven

Through teamwork and dedication, two brothers made a difference for birds, other wildlife, and the community at the Sandy Point Beach & Bird Sanctuary

Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project
Important Bird Areas

Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project

Making a difference, together, for the Lyme Forest Block and Eightmile River Watershed.

Common Loon
Nature Notes

Common Loon

This large waterbird is a majestic sight when spotted gracefully gliding in Long Island Sound in winter. Can you imagine a winter in which this species did not return to Connecticut? It’s possible if we do not work to maintain the fish populations that it relies on through the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA)—an important piece of legislation that is currently under threat.

Common Raven
Nature Notes

Common Raven

Although not so common in Connecticut just 25 years ago, this adaptable species can now be found across the state. They are particularly fond of hilly areas with cliff faces.

Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands
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Connecticut Says “Yes” to Protecting Public Lands

Voters stood together on Tuesday, November 6th and overwhelmingly passed the Question #2 ballot measure to help safeguard public lands from being sold, swapped, and given away.

Local Generosity Advances Conservation at Stratford Point
Conservation

Local Generosity Advances Conservation at Stratford Point

Thank you Two Roads Brewing Company and the Town of Stratford for your amazing generosity and shared dedication to nature!

Congress Approves Critical Water Projects: Natural Infrastructure and Everglades
Advocacy

Congress Approves Critical Water Projects: Natural Infrastructure and Everglades

Bill Provides Important Wins for Birds, People and Ecosystems Nationwide. “More cement isn’t the answer.”

Must-Visit Birding Locations in Connecticut
Nature Notes

Must-Visit Birding Locations in Connecticut

For such a small state, Connecticut is quite a gem when it comes to birding. The land spans a length of just 110 miles and is comprised of habitats ranging from offshore islands to grasslands to tracts of woodland. Grab your binoculars and check out these notable bird hotspots across the state.

A Bipartisan Deal Could Save a Key Conservation Program About to Expire
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A Bipartisan Deal Could Save a Key Conservation Program About to Expire

The Land and Water Conservation Fund protects habitat critical for birds and beloved by birders. Just days before it expires, lawmakers are working together to extend it permanently.

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