Posts Tagged ‘ Audubon Connecticut ’

HawkWatch Festival & Green Bazaar 11-5 Sept. 27-28, Greenwich

Sep 27th, 2014 | By

Enjoy this exciting two-day nature festival at Audubon’s sanctuary in northern Greenwich – a celebration of the annual hawk migration passing overhead at Audubon Greenwich’s “Quaker Ridge Hawk Watch.” Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this great event from Headlines sponsor Audubon Connecticut!



Land at Lighthouse Point Park Migration Festival in New Haven Sunday

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

Lighthouse Point Park absolutely glows in the light of early autumn. The place also buzzes (no, really) with the activity of all manner of winged creature making its way southward. See for yourself Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the annual Lighthouse Point Park Migration Festival, a celebration of birds, butterflies and dragonflies.

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Audubon Connecticut seeks Director of Development

Jun 4th, 2014 | By

Reporting to and working closely with the Vice President and Executive Director, Audubon Connecticut, the Director will act as an instrumental member of the State’s senior management team. For more on this story, visit: Director of Development, Audubon Connecticut – National Audubon Society | Jobs | PND.



Several environmental leaders to be honored at Audubon CT’s annual benefit dinner

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

Former New York Republican Governor George Pataki, and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, an Obama appointee, will be honored at Audubon Connecticut’s annual Environmental Leadership Benefit Dinner at the Belle Haven Club on Wednesday, April 30. The two are being recognized as leaders who best exemplify the theme that “Conservation Knows No Party.”

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Some March-April events from Audubon Connecticut

Mar 15th, 2014 | By

SPRING BIRDING BEGINS Wednesday’s & Saturday’s in April & May Morning bird walks are a spring tradition. Get out & enjoy two local ‘birding’ hot spots when wood thrush, orioles, tanagers, and other Neotropical migratory birds return to the US for the nesting season. Bring binoculars &/or camera. Loaner binoculars may be available. No charge

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Audubon honors environmental visionaries

Jul 7th, 2013 | By

Nature lovers united recently at a sold out event at the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich where Audubon Connecticut honored Eaddo Kiernan, Joni Steele Kimberlin and Kevin Kimberlin for their contributions to conservation during its annual Environmental Leadership Awards Dinner. For more on this story, visit: Audubon honors environmental visionaries | Greenwich Post.



Audubon Connecticut Honors Conservationists with Top Environmental Awards

Apr 30th, 2013 | By

On Thursday, April 18, in a sold out event held at Greenwich, CT’s Belle Haven Club, Audubon Connecticut honored visionaries Eaddo Kiernan, Joni Steele Kimberlin, and Kevin Kimberlin for their contributions to conservation during its annual Environmental Leadership Awards Dinner. For more on this story, visit: StamfordPlus.com News – Audubon Connecticut Honors Conservationists with Top

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Governor signs open space law

Jun 18th, 2012 | By

Connecticut residents who are concerned about conservation have reason to be optimistic this week.

Governor Malloy signed a new law on Friday — Public Act No. 12-152, An Act Concerning the State’s Open Space Plan — that requires Connecticut to devise a formal strategy for protecting open space, and to update it every five years. That’s good news because Connecticut’s official goal is to protect 21 percent of the land in the state, and it’s obviously easier to reach a goal if you have a plan for getting there.



Christmas Bird Count begins this weekend

Dec 15th, 2011 | By

If you are a beginning birder, you can join a group that includes an experienced birdwatcher. If your home is within the boundaries of a Count Circle, then you can stay home and report the birds that visit your feeder once you have arranged to do so with the Count Compiler! Naturally, fun.



Patrick Comins Fosters an Important Bird Area in Connecticut

Dec 12th, 2010 | By

Patrick Comins, Director of Bird Conservation for Audubon Connecticut, the state organization of the National Audubon Society, appeared on BirdNote recently.