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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 […]

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Ballot question #2 wins!

November 7, 2018 – Connecticut voters approved a Constitutional Amendment protecting Connecticut’s public lands yesterday. The Amendment requires the Connecticut General Assembly to hold a public hearing and gain a 2/3 majority vote before state-owned park, forest, wildlife management area, or farmland is sold, swapped, or given away. This means greater transparency for the public […]

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Migratory songbirds in abundance at Smith Richardson in Westport

October 19, 2018 – Amazing morning at Connecticut Audubon Society’s lower Smith Richardson Sanctuary in Westport today.

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“Sharp-tailed” Sparrows

October 15, 2018 – Although late September through October is the prime time-frame for migratory sharp-tailed sparrows, both species may be seen well into November in Connecticut. One of the best places to look is Connecticut Audubon’s Coastal Center at Milford Point.

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Fields Pond Foundation Funds Permanent Signs Throughout the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary

October 9, 2018 – The Connecticut Audubon Society will install permanent, educational trail signs throughout the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary in Westport, thanks to an $8,000 grant from Fields Pond Foundation of Waltham, Massachusetts. The signs will be erected throughout one mile of planned trails in the sanctuary’s newly restored bird and wildlife habitats.  […]

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