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How to Behave When Watching a Snowy Owl

Here are the three basic rules Snowy Owl observers should follow (borrowed from Project SNOWStorm): Keep your distance Respect private property Don’t feed an owl, ever. We’re quoting at length from Project SNOWStorm. Keep your distance: “This is the first and most important rule. Just because the owl may tolerate a fairly close approach doesn’t […]


Parts of the Tax Reform Bills Could be Dire for Nonprofits

December 6, 2017 – The tax reform bills recently voted on by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have the potential to do great harm to the Connecticut Audubon Society’s conservation work. And to the great work other nonprofits do as well. Please contact your elected officials in Washington about it. Here’s why: 1) The bills […]


Dave Engelman Volunteer Benchmark Award Winners for 2017

The Connecticut Audubon Society presented three longtime volunteers and a dedicated staff member with the Dave Engelman Volunteer Benchmark Award at our annual meeting at Deer Pond Farm, in Sherman, on Sunday, October 15. This year’s recipients have logged thousands of hours of service at Connecticut Audubon’s sanctuaries and centers and on its board and […]


State of the Birds 2017 Urges Connecticut Conservationists to Rally Behind the Upcoming Bird Atlas Project

Hartford, December 1 – The Connecticut Audubon Society released its annual Connecticut State of the Birds report today and called on the state’s conservation community to throw its full efforts into supporting the upcoming Connecticut Bird Atlas, which promises to be the most important bird conservation research project ever in the state. The 12th annual […]


Trail Wood Will be Closed for Winter to Allow Forestry Work that Will Increase Safety and Improve Habitat

Pomfret, November 14, 2017 — The Connecticut Audubon Society will close its Trail Wood Sanctuary in Hampton for the winter to allow loggers to safely remove trees that have died or were weakened by damage in recent years by gypsy moths. News coverage: The New London Day Channel 3 NBC Connecticut WTNH News 8 The […]





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