Important Bird Areas

2012 Awardees

IBA Small Matching Grants Program

Town of Westbrook Conservation Commission - Install two Wayside Exhibits that will build understanding and appreciation of the importance of Menunketesuck, Duck, and Salt Island.

Connecticut Audubon Society (CAS) Coastal Center Bird Banders - Purchase supplies to continue banding passerines at Milford Point during spring and fall migration.

Connecticut Audubon Society (CAS) Coastal Center - Install a third Purple Martin gourd nesting structure.

Avalonia Land Conservancy, Inc. - Install a Purple Martin gourd nesting structure at Knox Preserve.  

City of New Haven - Lighthouse Point Migration Festival

Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary - Perform dune restoration in the wake of tropical storm Irene.

CT Butterfly Association - Improve the habitat at Light House Point Park for butterflies and birds. 

New Haven Land Trust - Install interpretive signs at the birder’s blind at the Quinnipiac River Tidal Marsh IBA.

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