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The Endangered Species Act should be strengthened, not weakened

Connecticut Audubon’s communications director, Tom Andersen, gave the following statement in support of strengthening the U.S. Endangered Species Act, at a news conference called by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Friday, August 16, in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. I’m here to speak on behalf of the 17 kinds of plants and animals in Connecticut that are […]

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Migration Madness: 2019 Birdathon Winners and Prizes

June 4, 2019 – Almost 700 people participated in Migration Madness weekend (May 17-19)! They helped raise $30,000 for conservation in Connecticut, more than triple the amount raised last year during our first Migration Madness. 79 people participated in the Birdathon and saw more than 200 species. Individual winners and totals are below. We send […]

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2019 Annual Meeting Set for October 7 in Southport

August 23, 2019 – You’re invited to hear the story of Connecticut’s great Osprey revival, as told by the pre-eminent Osprey researcher Alan F. Poole, at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s 2019 Annual Meeting, October 7, 7 p.m., at the Pequot Library in Southport. Poole is the author of the recently-published Ospreys: The Revival of a […]

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Rare Birds for the CTAudubon Rare Bird Alert

If one of these birds shows up in Connecticut, we’ll send you a text, if you’ve signed up for the CT Audubon Rare Bird Alert. Fulvous Whistling-Duck Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Pink-footed Goose Barnacle Goose Graylag Goose Ross’s Goose Trumpeter Swan Tundra Swan Cinnamon Teal Tufted Duck King Eider Harlequin Duck Barrow’s Goldeneye Eared Grebe Western Grebe […]

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Welcome to the CTAudubon Rare Bird Alert

We’ll text you when a rare bird is found in Connecticut and other nearby areas. We’ll also list it in this post, locate it on the map below, and include a link to this post. The alerts are by text only and you have to sign up to receive them! Click here to sign up! […]

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Working for birds & people: Insects did their damage to Connecticut’s forests but created a chance for big improvements in the process

July 25, 2019 – It’s easy to see the damage that invasive insects have done to Connecticut’s woods. But if you want to see ongoing examples of how to make the best of that unfortunate circumstance, they’re happening at two of our preserves.  Infestations have ripped through Connecticut’s forests. For three years, gypsy moths ate […]

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“Ospreys build monofilament into their nests” – a tale of a hazard to one of Connecticut’s most visible bird species

 

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Connecticut Audubon Strongly Supports the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

July 12, 2019 The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, introduced in the House of Representatives today, would be a game-changer for wildlife in Connecticut, bringing an estimated $12.6 million a year to be used to help at-risk birds and other animals. Nationwide, it would send $1.3 billion in existing federal revenues to the states to implement […]

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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 […]

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