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A time to plant: Smith Richardson volunteer work day: 1,105 trees and shrubs planted!

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Our volunteer day at the Smith Richardson sanctuary in Westport on Saturday, November 3, was a huge success. Thank you to all the hard workers! Charles Stebbins, a member of our Board, who along with fellow Board member Jerid O’Connell is spearheading the project, reported: “Not only did the weather clear and provide a glorious […]

Migratory songbirds in abundance at Smith Richardson in Westport

Friday, October 19th, 2018

October 19, 2018 – Amazing morning at Connecticut Audubon Society’s lower Smith Richardson Sanctuary in Westport today.

Lincoln’s Sparrow

Friday, September 28th, 2018

September 28, 2018 – No, sparrows are not all just “little brown jobs”! The intricate beauty of this snazzy sparrow will spice up your autumn birding.

Volunteers plant hundreds of trees and shrubs to help transform Smith Richardson into prime habitat

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

May 29, 2018 – The transformation of the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Preserve into a first-rate coastal habitat for birds and native plants is making great progress. Well over 100 volunteers, led by Connecticut Audubon Board members Charles Stebbins and Jerid O’Connell, planted 450 trees and shrubs at the preserve in late April. Volunteers included […]

It’s tree-planting time at Smith Richardson Preserve and you can help

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

April 25, 2018 – Volunteers are needed to plant dozens of trees at the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Preserve during two workdays this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, April 28, and 29, the Connecticut Audubon Society will gather a group at the Westport preserve from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to plant more than 100 […]

Native Plant Sale at Oliver Nurseries in Fairfield to Benefit Connecticut Audubon’s Local Conservation Work

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

April 10, 2019 – Connecticut Audubon is once again teaming up with Oliver Nurseries in Fairfield to offer native Connecticut trees, shrubs and perennials at remarkable discounts to Connecticut Audubon members.

Major Federal Grant Will Help Continue the Restoration of the Smith Richardson Preserve in Westport

Monday, January 8th, 2018

January 8, 2018 – The transformation of 36 weed-choked acres in Westport into a thriving sanctuary for birds, pollinators, and native plants took a major step forward recently when the Connecticut Audubon Society was awarded a $145,780 grant from the federal government. The funding is earmarked for a section of the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife […]

Reporting Back: Progress on Habitat Improvements at Our Sanctuaries

Friday, October 28th, 2016

October 28, 2016 – I had the pleasure of walking the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary in Westport recently. It’s a beautiful preserve, and these days much of its beauty lies in its potential. Smith Richardson is one of the five sanctuaries where we have habitat improvement work underway (Bafflin in Pomfret, Trail Wood in […]

Smith Richardson: A Neighborhood Sanctuary for Greens Farms, Southport, and the Rest of Westport and Fairfield

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

July 21, 2016 – You may have noticed changes recently at the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Preserve, on Sasco Creek Road in Westport, with more on the way. We’re collaborating with a group of enthusiastic neighbors to make big improvements to the preserve, for the birds and other wildlife that rely on it now, and […]




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