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2019 Birdathon Leaders

Here are the leaders in the 2019 Birdathon. We’ll be updating it throughout #MigrationMadness weekend. All totals are unofficial and are based on what the participants tell us (there may be participants who don’t send us their reports til the end). Connecticut Audubon staff are marked with an asterisk. They’re not eligible for prizes, so […]


News Release: Connecticut Audubon celebrates the state’s birds with Migration Madness, May 17-19

May 1, 2019 – The state’s biggest birding event is coming to Connecticut the weekend of May 17, when the Connecticut Audubon Society hosts its second annual Migration Madness Big Weekend, a statewide celebration of the state’s birds and the people who love them. Over the weekend, Connecticut Audubon will offer dozens of activities around […]


Birdathon 2019 Award Categories and Prizes

May 1, 2019 – Take a look at the great prizes we’re offering in 11 Birdathon categories!


Osprey Nation 2019 training dates

March 4, 2019 – Ospreys will be returning to Connecticut within weeks. To prepare, the Connecticut Audubon Society is holding several training sessions for Osprey Nation stewards. If you’ve been a steward in previous years, please sign up for a refresher course. If you haven’t been involved but want to be, the session will serve […]


Connecticut Audubon to Open 447 Additional Acres of Deer Pond Farm for the Public to Enjoy

Opening Day is Set for Saturday, June 8 April 16, 2019 – For almost two years hikers, birders, and nature lovers of all kinds have  enjoyed the network of trails on the section of Connecticut Audubon’s Deer Pond Farm that lies in Connecticut. But the other section of this beautiful preserve, in New York, has […]


Show your support for a new estuary reserve in Old Lyme and Groton

April 15, 2019 — The Connecticut Audubon Society is calling on residents to show federal officials their support for a new national reserve created to bring in funding for scientific research and conservation education — and it’s as easy as sending a letter or an email. What is the reserve and why is it significant […]


Weigh in on the future of Connecticut’s forests in as little as 10 minutes

April 15, 2019 — Connecticut Audubon Society supporters have a once-in-a-decade chance to help shape the plan that steers critical decisions about the state’s forests and woodlands. The state’s Forest Action Plan, a roadmap used by Connecticut and federal conservation agencies, is being fully updated for the first time since 2010. The Connecticut Forest & […]


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

Saturday, April 20, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Oliver Nurseries, 1159 Bronson Road, Fairfield The Connecticut Audubon Society 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. These plants have been chosen for their attractiveness to songbirds, hummingbirds, butterflies, […]


Press Release – 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, […]


Conservation Advocacy 2019

April 5, 2019 – Connecticut Audubon has taken positions on a number of bills being considered in Hartford this session. Get the details here.





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