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Ballot question #2 wins!

Friday, September 21st, 2018

November 7, 2018 – Connecticut voters approved a Constitutional Amendment protecting Connecticut’s public lands yesterday. The Amendment requires the Connecticut General Assembly to hold a public hearing and gain a 2/3 majority vote before state-owned park, forest, wildlife management area, or farmland is sold, swapped, or given away. This means greater transparency for the public […]

The Endangered Species Act must be saved

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

September 24, 2018 – The Endangered Species Act protects wildlife throughout the United States and its territories, and it has a direct affect on several species of bird in Connecticut. Those birds could suffer population declines if the act is weakened, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes. Here is the letter from Executive […]

Blue-winged Warbler

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

June 28, 2018. Blue-winged Warblers prove that you don’t have to stop looking at vibrant warblers just because spring migration is over!

Nature Programs for Girl and Boy Scouts

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

From Daisies and Cubs to Gold and Eagle, the Connecticut Audubon Center at Glastonbury has programs and project ideas for every age. Our staff looks forward to working with you help your scouts achieve science and nature-related badge requirements, including conservation, ecology, habitats and bird study. Watch this page for periodic badge workshops offered here […]

Press Release – Motus Operandi: Connecticut Audubon is participating in state of the art migratory bird tracking technology

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

December 5, 2018 – Is it big news that a bird flew past our Deer Pond Farm preserve in Sherman? In the case of the Rusty Blackbird at 2:15 a.m. on November 8, the answer is yes. That lone fly over – of Euphagus carolinus, to be precise – was the first bird detected by […]

Gallery Photos

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

CAS Summer Camp Non-Releasable Raptors in Glastonbury’s Outdoor Aviary (L-R):   Buddy (Broad-Winged Hawk)   Trinity (Red-Tailed Hawk)   Cookie (Barred Owl) Too small in this photo?  Come see them “in person” and take your own (no flash, please). Click here to learn more about them.

Bird Seed Sale – 20% Off Orders

Friday, October 7th, 2016

The Coastal Center Nature Store is offering a 20% discount on premium bird seed orders.  It’s the perfect time to start stocking up for the fall and winter.  To ensure that adequate supplies are available, pre-ordering is strongly recommended.  Click here for order form.  Order forms must be received by November 9, 2016.  So, what to […]

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Upcoming events for November!

Spectra Energy supports the Coastal Center at Milford Point

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

On October 8th, thirteen Right of Way (ROW) Agents from Spectra Energy’s Connecticut office led a volunteer grounds cleanup and maintenance project day at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Coastal Center at Milford Point.   The Spectra Energy employees volunteered to paint decks and center signage, rake the grounds, weed flower beds, clean up brush, and […]

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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