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Press Release – Horizon Foundation Funds 30 Classrooms of Science in Nature Education Program for Bridgeport Students

January 16, 2019 – Seven hundred fifty elementary students from Discovery Magnet School and Park City Magnet School, both in Bridgeport, will participate in the Connecticut Audubon Society’s award-winning Science in Nature Education Program, thanks to a generous $15,000 grant from the Horizon Foundation.


2018: The Year in Birds – and in Birders! Featuring Our Bird of the Year

December 2018 – It’s been an exciting, maybe even unprecedented, year in Connecticut for birds and the people who love them. A Little Egret showed up on a breakwater off Stonington in August, single-handedly boosting the marine economy as birders scurried to charter boats to get a good look. Just days later a Black-bellied Whistling […]


Media coverage: 2018 State of the Birds

How did the state’s media cover Connecticut State of the Birds 2018? Take a look at these links. Hartford Courant New Haven Register/Hearst WNPR/Connecticut Public Broadcasting WSHU Milford Mirror/Hersam Acorn weeklies Waterbury Republican-American Hamlet Hub


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

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 – Motus Operandi: Connecticut Audubon is participating in state of the art migratory bird tracking technology

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 […]





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