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Walk Our Trails!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

The Bafflin Sanctuary remains open to the public from dawn to dusk. To minimize wildlife disturbance, we ask all walkers to stay on designated trails.

What to do with “abandoned” or “orphaned” birds

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

May 6, 2020 — Have you found an abandoned bird? Birds and other wildlife that seem to be abandoned or orphaned at this time of year often are not actually abandoned orphaned. The Connecticut DEEP has advice about what to do if you find a bird that you think is abandoned.

Mobile App

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Explore our centers and sanctuaries on your mobile device Soar through our centers and sanctuaries with this free app, which highlights unique and interesting features at each stop. Take one of our tours while you’re onsite or plan ahead with detailed directions and maps to your nearest Connecticut Audubon location. Features include: Tours of our […]

Alison Davis: Preserving the Legacy of Edwin Way Teale

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Alison Davis is one of a handful of people dedicated to preserving the life and legacy of naturalists Edwin Way Teale and his wife, Nellie. The Teales moved to Hampton, Connecticut after Edwin had established his reputation as a keen observer of nature and a writer of consummate skill. He was 60. Nellie was 58. Davis […]

Trail Wood

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Trail Wood, the former home of writer-naturalist Edwin Way Teale and his wife Nellie, and our Bafflin Sanctuary in Pomfret, were chosen by the editors of Yankee Magazine as the Best Nature Sanctuaries in Connecticut, in May 2013. Trail Wood’s 168 acres are open year-round for hiking. Download the story of Trail Wood here. For […]




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