Creating sustainable habitat in our own backyards has never been easier. Dr. Douglas Tallamy’s book, Bringing Nature Home, makes this possible for anyone wishing to welcome nature to their home landscape and beyond. Join Sharon Audubon Center and Litchfield Hills Audubon Society for a special presentation by Dr. Tallamy, professor in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, as he shares the importance of landscaping with native plants for the benefit of caterpillars, pollinators, and birds.
- Intended for adult audience
- $10 per person
- Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required
For questions, call 860-364-0520. To pre-register, leave a voicemail with you name, number attending, and you contact number at 860-364-0520 x105.
Join us too for our Butterfly Celebration Festival on Saturday, September 14 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Sharon Audubon Center! Enjoy our new Butterfly House, Caterpillar Rearing Lab, garden tours, and presentations on native butterflies, planting for butterflies, container planting, and other related topics. It will be fun for the whole family with ongoing crafts and activities for kids, pollinator searches, and more. Plus, Tallamy presentation attendees receive 50% off one adult admission to the festival!
This event is part of Wild and Beautiful Creatures: The Life and Work of J.J. Audubon, a collaborative celebration of the art, science, and heritage of John James Audubon. Visitors are invited to enjoy area exhibits, special events, and programs from August 30 thru December 13, 2019. Select here to learn more.
Sharon Audubon Center is an engaging nature education center with a critical Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic located in Sharon, Connecticut. We are part of the Audubon Connecticut state office of the National Audubon Society and the Atlantic Flyway, and steward a total of four Audubon nature sanctuaries that encompass 3,000 acres primarily woodland habitat in Northwestern Connecticut. Our mission is to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. Visitors are welcome to enjoy our trails, nature programs, conservation-themed events, and nature store throughout the year.