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!

Christmas Bird Count
Citizen Science

Christmas Bird Count

Join us on December 16th for the annual Sharon/Lakeville area bird count—in the field or at feeders

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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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Support Our Work
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Support Our Work

We need your ongoing support! Your gift to Audubon Sharon helps to rehabilitate injured birds, preserve critical habitat, and connect people with nature—where birds thrive, people prosper. Please Donate Today!

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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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Visitor Center
Sharon Audubon Center

Explore Our Visitor Center

Stop by and enjoy FREE live animal and educational exhibits, and our Nature Store throughout the year

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News & Information

Butterfly House and Native Plant Garden Coming Spring/Summer 2019
News

Butterfly House and Native Plant Garden Coming Spring/Summer 2019

Audubon Sharon announces the creation of a Butterfly Flight House and Native Plant Garden at the Sharon Audubon Center

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

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 Rehabilitation Cages
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Wiederhold Foundation Grant Funds Rehabilitation Cages

Audubon Sharon facility expansion and improvements 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 hundreds of 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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