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Posts Tagged ‘Conservation’


Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Training

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

This is a FREE 2-hour Animal Rescue First Responder training hosted at the Coastal Center. Saturday December 17, 2016  1 – 3:00 p.m.  First responders are vital to Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program. The initial response helps us determine the status of an animal and helps us prepare for action when necessary.  Learn about federal […]

Hidden Gems Series: Bird Walks in Milford & Stratford Parks

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Saturday, November 12:  Eisenhower Park (Community Gardens) – Sparrows Saturday, November 19:  Milford Point – Thanksgiving Duck Run  7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Milford and Stratford are blessed with many wonderful parks. Expert birder Frank Gallo, Director of Connecticut Audubon’s Coastal Center (CAS), has handpicked the best sites to explore in autumn, from hidden gems, such […]

Fall Migration Field Birding Series:

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Saturday, November 19 – Milford Hotspots – Ducks 1:00-2:30 p.m. Explore some of the best birding sites in Connecticut with expert birder, Frank Gallo. Each site has its own unique character. Come join the fun. Wear comfortable shoes, bring water, and be prepared for a leisurely walk. Meet at the site. Directions to each site will […]

Basic Hawk Identification

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Saturday, October 22 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Learn the basics of hawk identification in the field, at the peak of hawk migration, with expert birder Frank Gallo. We’ll spend three hours at Stratford’s Boothe Park’s hawk station sorting through the different groups of hawks, from accipiters to eagles. Frank will address the finer points […]

Osprey Nation 2016 Slideshow

Monday, August 8th, 2016

A collection of photos sent in by stewards throughout the 2016 season.

Ebirding / Great Backyard Bird Count

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Saturday February 13  11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Love Birding? Love your smart phone? Then come join us for the Great Backyard Bird Count on February 13, 2016 at the Coastal Center.  Michael Aurelia, CAS State Director and e- birder, will lead a session on ebirding, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology app that lets […]

Winter Solstice Gathering

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Saturday, December 19, 1 – 2:30 p.m. Come celebrate the Winter Solstice with us.  The shortest day and longest night of the year is the official start to winter; (actual first day is 12/21). Create a colorful luminary to take home for the winter days ahead. Make a sundial to track the lengthening days. Discover the wonders […]

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Saturday and Sunday, January 7th and 8th, 2017 9:00 am-5:00 pm Hands-on scenarios provide realistic experience! Meets the ACA, U.S. Coast Guard, and the Connecticut Summer Camp Licensing Boards’ First Aid requirements Accepted as a re-certification course for WFR (80-hour first responder) Cost: $215 includes snack & drinks—Bring a bagged lunch both days. ($100 non-refundable) […]

Master Naturalist Training

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Tuesdays, March 29 – June 7, 2016  from 10am – 2pmWould you like to learn and share knowledge of the natural world in Connecticut?  If so then this training program may be for you!  Classes are taught by professional field experts like Miley Bull, senior director of Science & Conservation at Connecticut Audubon Society, Bill Kenny, Ecologist/Landscape Architect […]

Compromise in Hartford on Open Space Funding

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

The Connecticut General Assembly concluded its 2015 session last week by agreeing to provide significant funds for open space preservation, narrowly averting a proposal that would have been disastrous to conservation efforts.




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