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Press Release – State of the Birds 2018: cities and suburbs are essential to the survival of Connecticut’s birds

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

November 29, 2018 — For the scores of migratory and nesting bird species in Connecticut to survive and thrive, the state’s cities and suburbs must create, maintain, and improve their local habitats in everything from small neighborhood parks to larger nature preserves. A PDF of the report is here. That’s the key finding of the […]

Press Release – New Estuary Reserve in Old Lyme and Groton Will Help Expand Scientific Research and Conservation Education

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

November 1, 2018 – Some of the best wildlife habitat on the Connecticut River estuary and in southeastern Connecticut, including coves, islands, and marshes in Old Lyme, are included in a new national reserve created to bring in funding for scientific research and conservation education. The National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses the Lord Cove and […]

Press Release – Fields Pond Foundation Funds Permanent Signs Throughout the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

October 9, 2018 – The Connecticut Audubon Society will install permanent, educational trail signs throughout the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary in Westport, thanks to an $8,000 grant from Fields Pond Foundation of Waltham, Massachusetts. The signs will be erected throughout one mile of planned trails in the sanctuary’s newly restored bird and wildlife habitats.  […]

Press Release – A study of Old Lyme’s Tree Swallow roost by Cornell, UMass and others could revolutionize scientific understanding of the species

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

October 3, 2018 – As natural spectacles go, there might be nothing in Connecticut to match the roosting at dusk in late summer of Tree Swallows in Old Lyme. Each evening on Goose Island, tens of thousands of birds convene. Or is it hundreds of thousands? A million? Nobody knows for sure. But now a […]

Press Release – Student scientists from Mount Holyoke uncover important habitat changes in the Connecticut River estuary

Monday, August 6th, 2018

August 7, 2018 — The coves, inlets and backwaters of the Connecticut River estuary are among the region’s most important refuges for waterfowl during migration and through the winter. Dabbling ducks – Northern Pintail, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Black Duck, Gadwall – gather there to find safe cover among the vegetation and to feast on the […]

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 […]

Press Release – Connecticut Audubon members elect a new chair, vice chair, and five new members

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

October 22, 2018—Members of the Connecticut Audubon Society have elected Southport resident Kathleen Van Der Aue, a retired lawyer, to head the organization’s Board of Directors. She becomes the eighth woman in the Connecticut Audubon’s 120-year history to hold that position. At the Society’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 20, members also elected Pamela Fraser-Abder, […]

Press Release – Fairfield Resident Joins Connecticut Audubon Society as Director in Milford Point and Fairfield

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

October 1, 2018 – The Connecticut Audubon Society has named Shari Greenblatt as its new Southwest Regional Director, responsible for leading two of its busiest centers in Fairfield and Milford, as well as the historic Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary in Fairfield. For each center, Greenblatt will oversee operations and year-round staff, as well as seasonal […]




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