Connecticut Audbon Society

News Releases

May 30, 2023 — Governor Lamont Proclaims June 4, 2023, Connectiut Audubon Day in the state

May 19, 2023 — Rededication of Hartford’s Urban Bird Treaty sets new agenda for conservation of the city’s birds

April 26, 2023 — Connecticut school kids will get more outdoor science education thanks to federal grant from Congresswoman DeLauro

February 17, 2020 – Connecticut Audubon calls for a ban on horseshoe crab fishing

January 10, 2020 – Connecticut Audubon Supports the New Migratory Bird Treaty Act

December 16, 2019 – Birds of the Year

December 5, 2020 – State of the Birds 2019: Long Island Sound Faces Unpredictable Changes

November 19, 2019 – Volunteers lead to successful nesting season for Connecticut’s shorebirds

November 11, 2019 – Radio telemetry system tracks rare birds as the migrate

October 10, 2019 – Climate change poses a huge risk to birds

September 20, 2019 – “Decline of the North American avifauna”: a shocking call to action

September 18, 2019 – Pfizer grant brings science equipment to students and families

June 3, 2019: Cox Communications Brings New Science Field Equipment to Thousands of Students.

June 3, 2019: In Time for Summer, Fishing Line Recycling Bins Installed in Bridgeport and Fairfield to Protect Wildlife.

June 2, 2019: Opening Day for 447 Additional Acres at Deer Pond Farm – in New York!

May 22, 2019: Robert Roy Larsen, former Chairman of the Board and a driving force in Connecticut conservation.

May 1, 2019: Connecticut Audubon celebrates the state’s birds with Migration Madness, May 17-19

April 15, 2019: Show your support for a new estuary reserve in Old Lyme and Groton.

April 15, 2019: Weigh in on the future of Connecticut’s forests in as little as 10 minutes.

April 5, 2019: Volunteer for the Audubon Alliance to help Piping Plovers and other birds on Connecticut’s beaches.

March 4, 2019: 2018 season report: Ospreys abundant again in Connecticut.

February 19, 2019: The Rockfall Foundation Funds Chester and Deep River Elementary Schools’ Participation in Science in Nature Education Program.

February 8, 2019: Science educator Alisha Milardo is named director of the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center.

January 31, 2019: The Barred Owl Boom of 2019.

January 16, 2019: Horizon Foundation Funds 30 Classrooms of Science in Nature Education Program for Bridgeport Students.

December 5, 2018: Motus Operandi: Connecticut Audubon is participating in state of the art migratory bird tracking technology.

December 2018: 2018: The Year in Birds – and in Birders! Featuring Our Bird of the Year.

November 29, 2018: State of the Birds 2018: cities and suburbs are essential to the survival of Connecticut’s birds.

November 1, 2018: New Estuary Reserve in Old Lyme and Groton Will Help Expand Scientific Research and Conservation Education.

October 22, 2018: Connecticut Audubon members elect a new chair, vice chair, and five new members.

October 9, 2018: Fields Pond Foundation Funds Permanent Signs Throughout the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary.

October 3, 2018: A study of Old Lyme’s Tree Swallow roost by Cornell, UMass and others could revolutionize scientific understanding of the species.

October 1, 2018: Fairfield Resident Joins Connecticut Audubon Society as Director in Milford Point and Fairfield.

September 19, 2018: Roseate Spoonbill: autumn 2018 birding excitement in Connecticut.

September 18, 2018: Pfizer Grant Brings Science Equipment to Students and Families.

August 21, 2018: Two new grants will bring all 375 Norwich third-graders to Connecticut Audubon for outdoor science education.

August 7, 2018: Student scientists from Mount Holyoke uncover important habitat changes in the Connecticut River estuary.

August 6, 2018: A young Osprey hatched in Bridgeport dies because of discarded fishing line and other trash.

August 2, 2018: A Successful Summer for Purple Martins at the Coastal Center.

February 19, 2018: Osprey Nation Reaches Conservation Milestone.

Older releases
November 9, 2016: Grant from SBM Charitable Foundation Supports Outdoor Science Education for 1,800 Students at Connecticut Audubon’s Centers in Glastonbury and Pomfret.

December 8, 2015: Connecticut State of the Birds 2015: Protect and Connect.

December 1, 2015: Connecticut’s “Vulnerable 6” Wildlife Species at High Risk Because of Climate Change.

November 24, 2015: The Connecticut Audubon Society Wins EPA Grant to Make Climate Change Education Part of Everyday Programs.

August 24, 2015: Connecticut Audubon’s Education Director Participates in Climate Change Event at the White House.

May 5, 2015: Connecticut Audubon Expands with New Regional Board in Lower Connecticut River Valley.

October 31, 2014: News Release: “Science in Nature” Named Region’s Best Environmental Ed Program.

June 6, 2014: News Release: SBM Charitable Foundation Supports Outdoor Science Education for 1,500 Students at Connecticut Audubon’s Center at Glastonbury.

August 28, 2013: News Release: Connecticut Audubon Society Names Alexander R. Brash of Riverside as New President.

February 22, 2013: News Release: Connecticut State of the Birds 2013 – Long-term Population Decline is Decimating Aerial Insectivores.

January 14, 2013: 3M Eco Grant Enables Connecticut Audubon Society To Teach Outdoor Conservation Education to 650 Meriden Public School Students.

January 2, 2013: News Release: Aspetuck Land Trust Sets New Policies at Trout Brook Valley Preserve Following Study By Connecticut Audubon Society.




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