Category Archives: Conservation

Christmas Bird Count History

Norwalk, Connecticut was one of the 25 total counts that conducted in the First Christmas Bird Count on December 25, 1900. About 18,500 individual birds and 27 total participants Cumulative bird species list: 89 species total. Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2014

Enjoy your famly and friends on this special day! Continue reading

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The Preserve in Old Saybrook CT permanently protected

Connecticut will contribute $3.3 million to permanently protect the 1000 acre Preserve in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Continue reading

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Joel Greenberg on Passenger Pigeon

Pigeon Rivers, Gone, But Not Forgotten. Naturalist Joel Greenberg relates in gripping detail, the pigeons’ propensity to nest, roost, and fly together in vast numbers made them vulnerable to unremitting market and recreational hunting. Continue reading

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Six Giant Wind Turbines Threaten Great Lakes Bird Migration Corridor

Bird Groups Raise Alarms over Wind Industry Installation of Six Giant Wind Turbines in Critical Great Lakes Bird Migration Corridor. Letter to Feds Charges Wind Industry with Ignoring Voluntary Federal Guidelines. Continue reading

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Audubon Greenwich Educator Receives National Award

Ted Gilman, senior naturalist and education specialist at Audubon Greenwich, is the 2013 recipient of the Tamar Chotzen Audubon Educator of the Year award. Continue reading

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