Conservation

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Montezuma Audubon Center invasive plant removal project. Photo: Luke Franke/Audubon

February 22-26 is National Invasive Species Awareness Week! Join Audubon Connecticut and Audubon New York centers for online programs and calls-to-action as we unite with others across the country to recognize this local, state, and global threat to the habitats, birds, and wildlife that we love and depend on.

Invasive flora and fauna species negatively impact the delicate balance and functionality of our ecosystems. Together, we can halt this threat and make a difference through actions in our daily lives.

The first action is awareness—please join us for (and share with others!) the upcoming learning opportunities and explore these resources.

Share what you learn on social media: hashtags #InvasiveSpecies and #NISAW (National Invasive Species Awareness Week).

Let’s Do This!

Plants for Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Discover Plants for Birds

This helpful and fun-to-use resource helps you find bird-friendly native plants—which also save you water, time, and money. Just enter your zip code to discover which plants are best for birds in your area.

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The Scoop on Invasive Plants
Bird-Friendly Communities

The Scoop on Invasive Plants

Discover what makes them bad, how to recognize them, and other valuable resources

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An Inside Look: Healthy Forests
Nature Notes

An Inside Look: Healthy Forests

February 2020 Webinar presented by Audubon Connecticut and Audubon New York, featuring Suzanne Treyger (Forest Program Manager, Audubon New York) and Eileen Fielding (Sharon Audubon Center Director, Audubon Connecticut) as they share threats to forests and forests birds and what we can do to protect them.

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An Inside Look: Native Plants and Pollinators
Nature Notes

An Inside Look: Native Plants and Pollinators

April 2020 Webinar presented by Audubon Connecticut, featuring Emily May with The Xerces Society as she discusses the importance of pollinators for ecosystems and our daily lives and how to turn our yards and gardens into pollinator refuges.

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