Science and Conservation

Science and Conservation staff survey a managed grassland on our Pratt Valley Preserve in Bridgewater

Connecticut Audubon Society’s scientists, specialists, and volunteers work on science-based projects that contribute to our understanding of Connecticut’s birds, habitats, and ecosystems.

Learn about Our Work in conserving and managing over 2,600 acres of wildlife habitat in 19 sanctuaries throughout Connecticut. See how we work with other landowners such as local land trusts, or how we provided expertise to conservation initiatives such as the coastal habitat restoration projects on Stratford Point

Read how we educate the public and legislators in our annual Connecticut State of the Birds publications.

See how volunteers are working on Citizen Science projects that help create or improve wildlife habitat and generate information to supports conservation efforts.

Learn about the Conservation Services we provide to corporations, municipalities and government agencies. Connecticut Audubon Society offers habitat management and conservation expertise to a wide variety of clients, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, National Audubon Society, DuPont Corporation and many environmental consulting and engineering firms, town conservation committees and inland wetland councils. 

Find out about our Advocacy work, which promotes bird and habitat conservation and educates legislators about issues facing Connecticut.

We welcome your participation in our conservation science work through volunteering and providing support. Your donations allow us to carry out even more projects, studies, surveys, and habitat management. Please contact us for more information about how you can support our work.

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