Connecticut Audubon Society

314 Unquowa Road
860-633-8402

Mission Statement

Founded in 1898, Connecticut Audubon Society conserves Connecticut's environment through science-based education and advocacy focused on the state's bird populations and their habitats. Connecticut Audubon Society operates nature facilities in Fairfield, Milford, Glastonbury and Pomfret as well as an Eco Travel office in Essex and an Environmental Advocacy office in Hartford. Connecticut Audubon Societymanages 19 wildlife sanctuaryes around the state, preserves over 2,600 acres of open space in Connecticut and educates over 200,000 children and adults annually. Working exclusively in the state of Connecticut for over 100 years, Connecticut Audubon Societyis an independent organization, not affiliated with any national or governmental group.


Recent News

CT Audubon Members Elect New Chair, Vice Chair

Connecticut Audubon Members Elect Kathleen Van Der Aue and Pamela Fraser-Abder as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors; 5 New Directors Also Join the BoardMembers of the Connecticut Audubon Society have elected Southport resident Kathleen V…

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Vote Yes on Ballot Question 2 on Election Day

Conservationists Agree: On Election Day, Vote Yes on Ballot Question 2What is your favorite state park or beach to visit?Is it Hammonasset or Sherwood Island for birding?Algonquin State Forest for hiking? Beaver Brook State Park for fishing?Your beac…

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Connecticut Audubon Society News - October 9, 2018

We like to tell people that Connecticut Audubon isn’t a bird organization. It’s an organization of people who love birds. Case in point: the Roseate Spoonbill. This amazing pink bird showed up in Stratford in mid-September. The amazing cr…

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Connecticut Audubon Society Happenings for October 2018

Have Some Autumn Fun!Member EventBird Nerd Trivia in PomfretTuesday, October 23 - 6:30-8 p.m.Center at Pomfret218 Day RoadPomfret Center, CT 06259860-928-4948Weekly Bird WalksEvery Tues. in October, 8 a.m.Walktober: Bafflin Bird WalkSaturday, October…

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Connecticut Audubon Society - Great Audubon Things to Do

Here's the cream of the crop for the next few weeks  Birds from Here and There A fun evening on the serious topic of Hurricane Maria and the birds of Puerto RicoReal Art Ways, HartfordThursday, September 27, 6 p.m. Tickets for this benefit fo…

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Connecticut Audubon Society News: Members Make It Happen

You’ve received my past emails about Osprey Nation, my colleagues' vast lists of fantastic things to do at our centers, and our timely advocacy alerts. We take every opportunity to make sure you know what’s going on in your state.You know…

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Connecticut Audubon Society - Just One Month

Join TodaySeptember is Membership Month at The Connecticut Audubon Society. We need your help to meet our goal of $25,000 before the month ends!Your support is mission critical. Without the support of members we couldn’t continue providing the …

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Connecticut Audubon Society Happenings - September 2018

September Parties!GlastonburyThursday, September 6Harvest Dinner on the River, to benefit the Center at GlastonburyOld LymeFriday, September 14Evening for the Estuary, to benefit the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center.HartfordThursday, September 27Bi…

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Connecticut Audubon Society Happenings - August 2018

Center at Fairfield2325 Burr StreetFairfield, CT 06824203-259-6305Spots Still Available for Summer Camp!Monday, August 6 - Friday, August 17Master Naturalist Woodland Program(Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 15)Tuesdays, September 4 – No…

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Endangered Sedge Wrens Nesting On Our Sanctuary

Endangered Sedge Wrens are nesting and drawing a crowd in PomfretThis tiny bird rarely nests in the state but a pair has made a home this summer at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Bafflin Sanctuary.The Sedge Wrens are raising a family in a fi…

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Connecticut Audubon Society - 4 Stars from Charity Navigator

It gives me great pleasure to tell you that the Connecticut Audubon Society recently earned the highest rating from Charity Navigator, the nation's largest evaluator of charities, because of our strong financial health and for conserving Connecticut'…

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Connecticut Audubon Society Happenings for July 2018

July Events, Trips & Activities to Enjoy!Center at Glastonbury1361 Main Street, Glastonbury860-633-8402It's time for Summer Camp fun - register now! Dates available through Friday, August 17Give the gift of a lifetime experience! Help 20 campers …

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Help Hartford kids Get to Camp this Summer

Give the gift of a lifetime experience:Help campers get to camp!Thanks to an anonymous donor, 20 kids from Hartford can spend the summer exploring, learning, and having fun at the Center at Glastonbury’s Summer Day Camp.Unfortunately, without y…

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Connecticut Audubon Society Happenings - June 2018

June Events, Trips & Activities to Enjoy!Special Member EventSunset Sips at the Coastal CenterTuesday, June 21, 6-8 p.m.Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center90 Halls Road, Old Lyme860-598-4218Registration is now open for the RTPEC Summer Camp!Click …

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Connecticut Audubon's First Annual Bird-a-thon Prizes!

Binoculars. EcoTravel bird cruises. Bird walks with our experts. Beautiful bird prints. Award-winning books. Storm-Petrel Decoy ... We’ve been promoting our Bird-a-thon on May 18th-20th as a "fun and friendly” competition.Now we’re…

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Migration Madness 2018! Connecticut Audubon’s First Annual Bird-a-thon

May 18 through 20, 2018If you’re into birds, this is the most fun you’ll have this May!For three days, birders of all skill levels will engage in a fun and friendly competition to find and count birds throughout Connecticut. Timed for the…

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Sign-Up for Summer Camp 2018

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Celebrate Mabel Osgood Wright with a Discounted Family Membership!

Help us celebrate one of Connecticut’s original Women in Science!Mabel Osgood Wright, our founder, was born on this date – January 26, 1859And there's a lot to celebrate!When she was 36, Mabel published Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hund…

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Connecticut Audubon Society Happenings - January 16, 2018

Living with RattlesnakesJanuary 23, 7 p.m.The Center at GlastonburyLindsay Keener-Eck, a recent masters graduate in natural resources and the environment from the University of Connecticut, has studied Glastonbury's rattler population and in particul…

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New Grant Will Bring Science in Nature to 1,700 Connecticut Elementary School Students

With the help of a generous grant from the SBM Charitable Foundation of Manchester, the Connecticut Audubon Society will expand its Science in Nature outdoor education program to 79 additional classrooms in Hartford and Windham counties, doubling the…

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

Hartford, CT - The Connecticut Audubon Society released its annual Connecticut State of the Birds report today and called on the state’s conservation community to throw its full efforts into supporting the upcoming Connecticut Bird Atlas, which…

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Connecticut Audubon Society Happenings - October 2017

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