Policy

Connecticut Establishes a New Law to Protect Important Forage Fish Species

Connecticut Establishes a New Law to Protect Important Forage Fish Species

— These limits will help ensure birds like the Least Tern have sustainable levels of forage fish species to eat and feed their young.
Opportunity to Gain 5,200 Protected Coastal Acres

Opportunity to Gain 5,200 Protected Coastal Acres

— An update to the Coastal Barrier Resources Act would impact birds that depend on our shoreline, wetlands, and estuaries.
New Tidal Creek Established at Great Meadows Marsh

New Tidal Creek Established at Great Meadows Marsh

— Saltwater aids in keeping invasive species (specifically phragmites) at-bay while allowing native marsh grasses to flourish.
Connecticut's First National Estuarine Research Reserve Spans Over 52,000 Acres

Connecticut's First National Estuarine Research Reserve Spans Over 52,000 Acres

— It includes an Important Bird Area and critical nesting and migratory habitat.
Progress made on freshwater ponds at Great Meadows Marsh

Progress made on freshwater ponds at Great Meadows Marsh

— Freshwater pond areas, overtaken by invasive plants, are currently being revitalized.
$4M Marsh Restoration Project Launches in Stratford

$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.
Wildlife Guards Advocate for Birds, on Beaches and in the General Assembly

Wildlife Guards Advocate for Birds, on Beaches and in the General Assembly

— A productive month for Audubon Connecticut's high school-age shorebird stewards, both on and off the beach.