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!

Summer Camp
Programs

Summer Camp 2018

Camp Brochure is now available- Registration begins March 1st—join us for summer fun and outdoor learning

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Year of the Bird
Get Involved

Make This Your Year of the Bird

We never need a reason to celebrate birds here at Audubon, but in 2018 we’re making an especially big deal of them. Join the celebration!

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Discover Audubon Sharon

Trails
Visit

Take a Hike

Explore and observe nature with a relaxing walk on our trails—open daily from sunrise to sunset for a small fee (members free)

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School Programs
Programs

School Programs

Hands-on, curriculum-based learning through nature

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Audubon Sharon Videos by Jonathan Doster

News & Updates

2017 Annual Conservation Achievement Report
News

2017 Annual Conservation Achievement Report

Take a moment to view the great work you helped to accomplish

Audubon Sharon Welcomes New Center Director
News

Audubon Sharon Welcomes New Center Director

Long-time New England resident and conservationist Eileen Fielding is set to join the Audubon team on January 25, 2018

Improving the Quality of Connecticut’s Forests for Birds and Wildlife
News

Improving the Quality of Connecticut’s Forests for Birds and Wildlife

Learn how Audubon Connecticut is working to stem the decline of forest birds through our forest conservation efforts across the state and with partners throughout the Atlantic Flyway

Audubon Sharon Continues to Make a Difference in the Northwest Corner
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Audubon Sharon Continues to Make a Difference in the Northwest Corner

Sick, injured, and orphaned animals have a fighting chance, thanks to the center's Wildlife Rehabilitation Progam

Audubon and DEEP Work to Protect Imperiled Bird Species
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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.

Critically Ill Bald Eagle Admitted to Sharon Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic
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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

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