Category Archives: Environmental

Great White Pelican at Ding Darling

Great White Pelican, extralimital, a denizen of the old world, with a range centered on Africa was found roosting amongst a flock of American White Pelicans in the J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on February 28 to March 1, 2016. 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 Connecticut’s Urban Oases Recognized by USFWS

Designation Ceremony of Audubon Connecticut’s “Urban Oases Program” in New Haven CT as one of only eight Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnerships in the country. Continue reading

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Urban Wildlife Oases in New Haven CT

Celebrating New Haven Parks; Urban Oases for Birds and Wildlife at The Barnard Nature Center, West River Memorial Park, New Haven, CT, The whole idea is centered on the notion that there are local wildlife oases in largely urban environments that are critical to wildlife, but will also benefit mankind.
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Connecticut Audubon Society Names New President

Alexander R. Brash has been named President of Connecticut Audubon Society. A longtime conservation leader and Connecticut resident with an extensive record of success managing non-profits and government agencies. Continue reading

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Aspetuck Land Trust Seniors Pick Blueberries

Joe Kusnierczak a Native of Easton Connecticut came to pick blueberries at the blueberry orchards within Aspetuck Land Trust property, Trout Brook Valley Preserve in early August 2013. Continue reading

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Purple Martins Are Aerial Insectivores

They catch large flying insects found in the air mass. All aerial insectivores in Connecticut are in a serious and somewhat mysterious population decline as pointed out by the Connecticut State of Birds 2103 report produced by the Connecticut Audubon Society. Photography can be used to record the insect prey Purple Martins bring to feed their young. These insects are one part of the aerial plankton found in the seventh habitat. Continue reading

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