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Action Alert: Land Preservation Home Rule Funding Bill

February 1, 2019 – The legislative session in Hartford has just gotten started and already there is a public hearing scheduled for a bill that is crucial to conservation in Connecticut. Monday, February 4 10:30 a.m. Room 2B Legislative Office Building Hartford The best way to protect habitats for birds and other wildlife is to preserve […]


Press Release – Pfizer Grant Brings Science Equipment to Students and Families

September 18, 2018 – A $5,000 grant by Pfizer Community Grants will fund scientific equipment purchases to support outreach and educational programming at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center in Old Lyme. The new equipment will improve hands-on learning activities for visitors to the center and, because it is portable, will be […]


Press Release – Fairfield Resident Joins Connecticut Audubon Society as Director in Milford Point and Fairfield

October 1, 2018 – The Connecticut Audubon Society has named Shari Greenblatt as its new Southwest Regional Director, responsible for leading two of its busiest centers in Fairfield and Milford, as well as the historic Birdcraft Museum and Sanctuary in Fairfield. For each center, Greenblatt will oversee operations and year-round staff, as well as seasonal […]


How to behave when watching a Barred Owl

Here are the three basic rules 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 mean […]


The Barred Owl Boom of 2019

January 30, 2019 – We all know that owls are secretive and stealthy and, most of all, active in the dark, when you might hear them but rarely see them. But this winter seems different. Barred Owls have been making brazen, daylight appearances throughout Connecticut over the last few weeks.





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