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Permanent Conservation Fund Passes in Congress

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

July 23, 2020 — Conservationists throughout the country are celebrating yesterday’s passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the Great American Outdoors Act, which creates a permanent annual fund of $900 million for land protection and outdoor recreation. The House vote followed passage in the Senate last month. The bill is expected to be signed into law.

Nosotros, la Sociedad Audubon de Connecticut, sumamos nuestras voces a los recientes llamados al cambio de nuestro país

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

Nosotros, la Sociedad Audubon de Connecticut, sumamos nuestras voces a los recientes llamados al cambio de nuestro país. La naturaleza no conoce fronteras raciales. Es nuestra visión que la diversas poblaciones aprecien el valor del mundo natural y tengan acceso a él. Cualquier posibilidad que la comunidad de observadores de aves, se sientan al margen […]

We at the Connecticut Audubon Society add our voices to the rising calls for change in our country.

Friday, June 5th, 2020

June 5, 2020 — We at the Connecticut Audubon Society add our voices to the rising calls for change in our country. Nature knows no racial boundaries. It is our vision that everyone in our diverse population appreciate the value of the natural world and have access to it. Any possibility that the birding community could feel isolated from racism was shattered last week when Christian Cooper, a birder who happened to be black, was subjected to overt racism while searching for a Mourning Warbler in Central Park.

“Farming” a Rich Source of Food for Migrating Birds

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

June 4, 2020 — Where do your donations go? Some go right into the ground. Your support is being invested in new places to keep migrating birds well-supplied with high-energy seeds to fuel them on their long flights.

Connecticut Audubon Adventures:  The “Not-So-Bummer” Summer

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

June 3, 2020 — The Connecticut Audubon Society’s summer camp is going virtual this year with Connecticut Audubon Adventures: The “Not-So-Bummer Summer.” With regular camp cancelled because of the pandemic, this unique camp alternative offers interactive, live, nature-themed explorations and activities for ages 6 through 10.

2020 Birdathon Prize Winners

Monday, June 1st, 2020

June 1, 2020 — We send our congratulations to the winners of the various prizes in the 2020 Migration Madness Birdathon. And just as importantly, we send our thanks to all the participants. A special “thank you” to the three Migration Madness Sponsors: Oak Lawn Cemetery and Arboretum, the Aquarion Water Company, and Keith Mueller Bird Carvings.

2020 Birdathon Photo Contest Winners

Monday, June 1st, 2020

June 1, 2020 — We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 Birdathon Photo contest. Birders from across the state submitted approximately 100 photos, all taken in Connecticut from May 22 to 24. They included geese, ducks, herons, hawks, owls, warblers — even a box turtle. The winners were chosen by Julian Hough, an experienced bird photographer and graphic designer.

Letter from the Executive Director About the Closing of the Center at Glastonbury

Friday, March 20th, 2020

March 20, 2020 – The Connecticut Audubon Society has made the difficult decision to close the Center at Glastonbury permanently starting July 1, 2020.

COVID-19: What’s on & what’s off

Friday, March 13th, 2020

March 12, 2020 — Our sanctuaries and trails will remain open, and we encourage you to visit for a hike. Outdoor programs will be held as scheduled. Indoor programs are cancelled or postponed. The buildings at all our centers will be closed to the public.

Connecticut Audubon’s 2020 Migration Madness Birdathon, Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

May 19, 2020 — The Connecticut Audubon Society’s annual Migration Madness Birdathon is back for 2020. Starting Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24, this family-oriented weekend of local birding is a fun and friendly competition to see as many bird species as possible over three days.

 

 

 

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