Protecting Forest Habitat & Wildlife

Working together for birds, nature, and people of Connecticut & the Atlantic Flyway

Photo: Jonathan Doster

Welcome

Audubon Sharon encompasses four nature sanctuaries and 3,000 acres in Northwestern Connecticut, an education center, and a Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic that is part of Audubon Connecticut, a state office of the National Audubon Society, and the Atlantic Flyway. Audubon Sharon serves as the hub for Audubon’s Forests conservation work in Connecticut.

Visitors are welcome to enjoy trails, live animal exhibits, nature programs, and conservation-themed events throughout the year. Come learn and explore with us!

School Programs
Programs

School Programs

Hands-on, curriculum-based learning through nature

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Audubon and DEEP Work to Protect Imperiled Bird Species
News

Audubon and DEEP Work to Protect Imperiled Bird Species

Thanks to statewide efforts, the establishment of these five Important Bird Areas on state-owned and privately held lands will help safeguard critical habitat and jeopardized birds

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Raptors & Riesling
Conservation

Raptors and Riesling a great success!

Our first ever Raptors and Riesling event was a great success thanks to so many people. View photos from the event.

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Sharon Audubon Center
Sharon Audubon Center

Sharon Audubon Center

Our center and its surrounding property provides many educational opportunities and resources—come discover our programs, live animal exhibits, trails, wildlife clinic, and more

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Miles Wildlife Sanctuary
Visit

Miles Wildlife Sanctuary

Discover the beautiful views and wildlife of this Audubon Sharon sanctuary—open daily from sunrise to sunset

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Adopt-an-Animal Program
Donate

Adopt an Animal

Help us care for the non-releasable resident animals of the Sharon Audubon Center

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Nature Store
Sharon Audubon Center

Shop Our Nature Store

Come browse a wide selection of nature supplies and gifts for children and adults. Our store is open Tuesday thru Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

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Volunteer
Volunteer

Volunteer

Explore the many ways you can make a difference for both the wildlife and the people who call Connecticut home

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Audubon Sharon Videos by Jonathan Doster

News & Updates

Audubon and DEEP Work to Protect Imperiled Bird Species
News

Audubon and DEEP Work to Protect Imperiled Bird Species

Thanks to statewide efforts, the establishment of these five Important Bird Areas on state-owned and privately held lands will help safeguard critical habitat and jeopardized birds

Birds in Focus Photography Event
News

Birds in Focus Photography Event

Audubon Sharon's first ever Birds in Focus event offered a unique opportunity for participants to capture breathtaking photos of many of the Center's Birds of Prey outside of their aviaries.

Raptors & Riesling
Conservation

Raptors and Riesling a great success!

Our first ever Raptors and Riesling event was a great success thanks to so many people. View photos from the event.

Audubon Sharon Wildlife Rehabilitation T-shirts Available in Nature Store June 1st
News

Audubon Sharon Wildlife Rehabilitation T-shirts Available for purchase in Nature Store June 1st

Support the Wildlife Rehabilitation Program by purchasing an organic cotton t-shirt with artwork from a local artist—available June 1st.

Critically Ill Bald Eagle Admitted to Sharon Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic
News

Critically Ill Bald Eagle Admitted to Sharon Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic

On the morning of Friday, April 1, 2016, a Bald Eagle in need of care was brought to us by Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Officers—learn more about his story and view photos

Wiederhold Foundation Grant Funds New Rehabilitation Cages
News

Wiederhold Foundation Grant Funds New Rehabilitation Cages

These new facilities and improvements will make a great impact on our wildlife care

Bird Banding
Birds & Wildlife

Bird Banding

Established in 1989, the M.A.P.S. bird banding project helps gather valuable data on bird survivorship

American Kestrel Research
Birds & Wildlife

American Kestrel Research

Learn about this important nest box program, established in 1977 to monitor this threatened species

Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic
Sharon Audubon Center

Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic

Each year our center admits more than 300 injured and orphaned birds, mammals, and reptiles—with the goal of providing them with needed care and releasing back into the wild

Wildlife Tips
Birds & Wildlife

Wildlife Tips

What to do if you encounter injured or orphaned baby wildlife

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