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Connecticut Audubon Adventures:  The “Not-So-Bummer” Summer

June 3, 2020 — The Connecticut Audubon Society’s summer camp is going virtual this year with Connecticut Audubon Adventures: The “Not-So-Bummer Summer.” With regular camp cancelled because of the pandemic, this unique camp alternative offers interactive, live, nature-themed explorations and activities for ages 6 through 10.

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2020 Birdathon Prize Winners

June 1, 2020 — We send our congratulations to the winners of the various prizes in the 2020 Migration Madness Birdathon. And just as importantly, we send our thanks to all the participants. A special “thank you” to the three Migration Madness Sponsors: Oak Lawn Cemetery and Arboretum, the Aquarion Water Company, and Keith Mueller Bird Carvings.

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2020 Birdathon Photo Contest Winners

June 1, 2020 — We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 Birdathon Photo contest. Birders from across the state submitted approximately 100 photos, all taken in Connecticut from May 22 to 24. They included geese, ducks, herons, hawks, owls, warblers — even a box turtle. The winners were chosen by Julian Hough, an experienced bird photographer and graphic designer.

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Letter from the Executive Director About the Closing of the Center at Glastonbury

March 20, 2020 – The Connecticut Audubon Society has made the difficult decision to close the Center at Glastonbury permanently starting July 1, 2020.

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COVID-19: What’s on & what’s off

March 12, 2020 — Our sanctuaries and trails will remain open, and we encourage you to visit for a hike. Outdoor programs will be held as scheduled. Indoor programs are cancelled or postponed. The buildings at all our centers will be closed to the public.

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Connecticut Audubon’s 2020 Migration Madness Birdathon, Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24

May 19, 2020 — The Connecticut Audubon Society’s annual Migration Madness Birdathon is back for 2020. Starting Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24, this family-oriented weekend of local birding is a fun and friendly competition to see as many bird species as possible over three days.

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News: Osprey Nation 2019 Season Report

April 2, 2020 — The sixth season of the Osprey Nation citizen science project saw increases in the total number of Osprey nests in Connecticut.

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Spring 2020: The Daily Bird

We’re revising our large archive of Bird Finder features, bringing them up to date for this spring and re-posting them as our Spring 2020 Bird of the Day. We hope it provides a few moments of enjoyable distraction during this difficult time.

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Spring 2020 videos: vernal pools, Eastern Bluebirds, live owl

March 24, 2020 — Our staff experts are on video talking about vernal pools, Eastern Bluebirds, and Barred Owls (which a special appearance by Cookie).

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Mobile App

Explore our centers and sanctuaries on your mobile device Soar through our centers and sanctuaries with this free app, which highlights unique and interesting features at each stop. Take one of our tours while you’re onsite or plan ahead with detailed directions and maps to your nearest Connecticut Audubon location. Features include: Tours of our […]

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