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!

Torrington High School Science Club Native Plant Sale
Events

Torrington High School Science Club Native Plant Sale

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. — Check out some great native plants that will beautify your yard and give nature a helping hand too. For the best selection, submit a pre-order, due by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

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Summer Camp
Programs

Summer Camp 2019

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

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Raptors and Riesling, and Butterflies Too!
Conservation

Raptors and Riesling, and Butterflies Too!

Join us at the Sharon Audubon Center for a party you won't want to miss - Sunday, May 26, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Discover Audubon Sharon

Meet Our Resident Animals
Meet Our Resident Animals

Meet Our Resident Animals

Our center is home to many species of non-releasable birds and wildlife who are nature ambassadors—teaching thousands of people each year about the importance of animal and natural habitat protection

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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

Sharon Audubon Center Awarded Grant to Create Conservation Programming for Torrington High School Students
News

Sharon Audubon Center Awarded Grant to Create Conservation Programming for Torrington High School Students

March 28, 2019—Learn how Audubon is connecting conservation and students through the upcoming launch of a new Butterfly House and garden in Sharon, Conn.

Sharon Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic Loses Food Source
Sharon Audubon Center

Sharon Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic Loses Food Source

Local community rallies to help feed orphaned, injured, and ill raptors and other wildlife—but critical ongoing support is still needed

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
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
News

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
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

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 Rehabilitation Cages
News

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

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