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

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 […]


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

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 naturalist educators. With their […]


Connecticut Audubon members elect a new chair, vice chair, and five new members

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, […]


2018 Dave Engelman Volunteer Benchmark Award Winners

October 22, 2018 Ralph Wood Treasurer. Chairman of the Board. Chairman of the Governance Committee. Member of the Executive Committee. Chairman of the Board. Chairman of the Glastonbury Regional Board. Member of the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center Regional Board…. Those are all the positions Ralph Wood has held for Connecticut Audubon just in the […]


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

Important Public Hearing Scheduled for November 13 in Groton 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 […]





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