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Contact Senators Blumenthal and Murphy About the Land and Water Conservation Fund

September 22, 2017 – The Appropriations bill now being considered in the U.S. Senate contains a great opportunity to conserve important bird and wildlife habitat in Connecticut. Please take a couple of minutes to call or write Connecticut’s Senators to let them know how important it is. The key feature of the bill is $400 […]


Plum Island Preservation Act Passes in the House

July 26, 2017 There was good news from Washington yesterday in the campaign to protect Plum Island. The House of Representative passed the Plum Island Preservation Act, which prevents the sale of the 840-acre island to the highest bidder and directs the government to create a comprehensive plan for the island that focuses on conservation. […]


Patrick Comins, a Leader in Conservation for Two Decades, is Named Executive Director of Connecticut Audubon

Fairfield, June 28, 2017 – The Connecticut Audubon Society has named Patrick Comins, a leading authority on the conservation of the state’s birds and the habitats that support them, as its executive director, the organization’s Board of Directors announced today. Comins will lead the organization as it focuses on inspiring an ever-greater spirit of conservation […]


We Oppose the Nomination of Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator

The following letter was approved by the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Board of Directors and sent to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy. December 16, 2016 The Honorable Richard Blumenthal U.S. Senate 706 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 Dear Senator, The Connecticut Audubon Society opposes the nomination of Scott Pruitt as […]


State of the Birds 2016 News Coverage

News media from around Connecticut covered the release of the Connecticut State of the Birds 2016 report, “Gains, Losses and the Prospect of Extinction.” Here’s a compilation of links to an editorial and several articles: Editorial Hartford Courant Connecticut Birds at Risk: An Environmental Warning News articles Hartford Courant Many State Birds in Decline and […]





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