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Pfizer Grant Brings Science Equipment to Students and Families

September 18, 2018 – A $5,000 grant by Pfizer Community Grants will fund scientific equipment purchases to support outreach and educational programming at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center in Old Lyme. The new equipment will improve hands-on learning activities for visitors to the center and, because it is portable, will be […]


On Election Day, vote YES on ballot question #2

What is your favorite state park or beach to visit? Is it Hammonasset or Sherwood Island for birding? Algonquin State Forest for hiking? Beaver Brook State Park for fishing? Connecticut’s public lands have been a part of your family’s memories for generations. Your beaches, parks, forests and landmarks shouldn’t be sold, swapped or given away […]


Roseate Spoonbill

September 19, 2018 – Connecticut birders are in a tizzy over a Roseate Spoonbill that showed up near the mouth of the Housatonic River this week. It’s the third time this summer that a species new to the state has been seen.


119th Annual Meeting, October 20th, 2018

September 15, 2018 – The Connecticut Audubon Society is taking to the sea for its 119th Annual Meeting. If you’re a member, you’re invited! The meeting is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, October 20th, on board the Cecilia Ann, which we’ve chartered for the occasion. Following the meeting, we will take a three-hour cruise past […]


Western Kingbird in Pomfret?

September 12, 2018 – The flycatcher sallying forth from a fencepost in Pomfret on Sunday might well have been a Western Kingbird. Nancy Barrett, a Connecticut Audubon member who lives nearby, photographed the bird and sent the shot today to Andy Rzeznikiewicz, our sanctuary manager in eastern Connecticut. Western Kingbirds show up in Connecticut every […]





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