Forestry experiences at Bent of the River Audubon Center show students they can make a difference.
The Sharon Audubon Center’s Motus wildlife tracking tower receives pings from tracking devices on birds, helping scientists better understand their movements.
12 local “Salt Marsh Stewards” from Stratford and Bunnell high schools, along with three crew leaders, over 150 volunteers, elected officials, and partners, have helped turn the marsh back into a haven for wildlife and the local community.
Junior Forest Technicians and WildLife Guards traveled from woodlands to water to learn more about conservation in Connecticut.
At first she wondered, “What can I really do? But then I realized I can do so much -- even just planting more of the right shrubs, making sure there’s berries all year long, a mix of tree species…and within a year, I saw more birds."