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How to Behave When Watching a Snowy Owl

Here are the three basic rules Snowy 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 […]

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Parts of the Tax Reform Bills Could be Dire for Nonprofits

December 6, 2017 – The tax reform bills recently voted on by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have the potential to do great harm to the Connecticut Audubon Society’s conservation work. And to the great work other nonprofits do as well. Please contact your elected officials in Washington about it. Here’s why: 1) The bills […]

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State of the Birds 2017 Urges Connecticut Conservationists to Rally Behind the Upcoming Bird Atlas Project

Our State of the Birds report earned extensive coverage in the Connecticut media. Here are some examples: Hartford Courant Connecticut Post New London Day News stories also appeared in the New Haven Register, Stamford Advocate, Greenwich Time, Danbury News Times and elsewhere. Hartford, December 1 – The Connecticut Audubon Society released its annual Connecticut State […]

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Trail Wood Will be Closed for Winter to Allow Forestry Work that Will Increase Safety and Improve Habitat

Pomfret, November 14, 2017 — The Connecticut Audubon Society will close its Trail Wood Sanctuary in Hampton for the winter to allow loggers to safely remove trees that have died or were weakened by damage in recent years by gypsy moths. News coverage: The New London Day Channel 3 NBC Connecticut WTNH News 8 The […]

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Advocating to Protect Fish – and Birds

October 23, 2017 – In the vast web of plants and animals that support life, three of the species that are most important to Connecticut are migratory fish: alewives, blueback herring, and Atlantic menhaden. Menhaden are enjoying something of a resurgence, and have been abundant throughout summer and into the fall in Long Island Sound […]

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