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!

Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon
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Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon

Discover the amazing work and life of John James Audubon—one of America’s greatest naturalists! Join Sharon Audubon Center as we participate in an exciting collaborative celebration featuring community-wide exhibits, special events, and programs from August 30 thru December 13, 2019.

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Trails
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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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Kestrel Nest Box Program Keeps Populations Steady
Conservation

Kestrel Nest Box Program Keeps Populations Steady

How do we increase the statewide population of American Kestrels? One nest box at a time.

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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

Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon
News

Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon

Discover the amazing work and life of John James Audubon—one of America’s greatest naturalists! Join Sharon Audubon Center as we participate in an exciting collaborative celebration featuring community-wide exhibits, special events, and programs from August 30 thru December 13, 2019.

Kestrel Nest Box Program Keeps Populations Steady
Conservation

Kestrel Nest Box Program Keeps Populations Steady

How do we increase the statewide population of American Kestrels? One nest box at a time.

Raptors and Riesling, and Butterflies Too!
Conservation

Raptors and Riesling, and Butterflies Too!

Thank you to those who were able to join us on Sunday, May 26, 2019, and to all our community and generous supporters.

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

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

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 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

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