Connecticut Audbon Society
Center at Fairfield

Coastal Center at Milford Point

Coastal Center Programs & Events

Herb Sale & Pre-order for Pick up

Saturday, May 7
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CT Audubon promotes planting for wildlife! Herbs are an easy way to help our pollinators (birds, bees, butterflies, moths, and other insects) and also provide food for people and birds (nectar, seeds, nuts, and insects). Some herbs are also host plants for hungry caterpillars! We are offering herb plants from Pride’s Corner and Gilbertie’s Herb Farm.

Pre-order your herbs in gallon pots for pick up on May 7 or stop by to see the selection of 4” organic potted herbs for sale that day.

Connecticut-grown, Pride’s Corner herbs are all culinary herbs that are also beneficial to pollinators!  The herbs, in gallon (#1) pots, will be pre-sold as the quantity is limited. Please note that all orders with full payment will be reserved as they are received on a first-come, first reserved basis. Each herb, in gallon (#1) pot, is sold at $15.00 (Price includes CT sales tax.). Your herbs will be reserved and labeled with your name when you come to pick them up!

There will be 4” potted organic herbs for sale on May 7th. Price at $5 each they are an excellent addition to your garden or container plantings. These herbs are sourced from Gilbertie’s Herb Farm of Connecticut.

If you can’t make it on Saturday, May 7, there may be herbs leftover for purchase on Sunday, May 8. Sunday hours are 12 – 4 p.m. You can call the center for availability of herbs to purchase. 203-878-7440.





Due to Covid-19, masks are strongly encouraged by not required for outdoor programs, participants of indoor programs must wear masks. Participants and staff who choose to wear a mask throughout an outdoor program are welcome to do so.

The Center building is open to the public, masks are required when inside the building (subject to change).
Please continue to enjoy the sanctuary which remains open from dawn to dusk.


Bird Walks – Migration Madness

Friday, May 13 
8 – 10 a.m.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.     

Yellow Warbler carrying nesting material. © C.S. Wood

Join expert birder and Connecticut Audubon Society’s habitat steward, Stefan Martin at Milford Point for our fifth annual Migration Madness Birdathon. This event is held during peak spring migration and the sky’s the limit when it comes to what can be seen on the property. Bird diversity will be the highest at this time of year with everything from colorful neotropical migrants to shorebirds and wading birds. This walk is geared to adults. All levels of birds welcome. Please bring binoculars. Members $20, non-members $25.

REGISTER HERE for 8 a.m. walk

REGISTER HERE for the 11 a.m. walk

Participants will need to complete a waiver and return to our office manager. Waivers will also be available the day of the program.



Coastal Center at Milford Point Summer Camp 2022

Summer Camp Registration is Open!  Camps are filling!!
Sessions run weekly June 20 – August 19

Click here to register for Summer Camp 2022 at the Milford Point Coastal Center

Campers will explore, discover, and learn about the natural world.
Three age groups: 5 & 6 years, 7 & 8 years, and 9 – 11 years.
Campers ages 5 and 6 (and older) must have completed Kindergarten by June 2022.

Click here to download the 2022 Summer Camp brochure. 

For complete information, FAQs, and forms click HERE.

For any immediate questions, please email our summer camp director.








Ongoing Programs:

  • In-person Programs at the Coastal Center, your school or local park. Click HERE for program brochure.
  • For more school program information click HERE
  • Birthday Parties: Look no further! The Coastal Center at Milford Point is the perfect place to celebrate your child’s birthday with an outdoor nature exploration program.  For details click here.  To schedule a birthday party please contact Louise Crocco at 203-878-7440 ext. 502 or via email:
  • Girl Scout Programs: For details click here. 
  • Cub Scout Programs:  For details click here.





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