Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.

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Links of Interest

Locate a Wildlife Rehabilitator - CT DEP 24 hour Hotline 860-424-3333
CT Wildlife Rehab. Assoc./Fund for Animals Advice Hotline  203-393-1050

Tri-state Bird Rescue and Research

Nature Information

ENature Field Guides - online guides for amphibians, bird, butterflies, fish, insects, mammals, native plants, reptiles, seashells, seashore creatures, spiders, trees and wildflowers
Nature of New England  - photos and links to info about birds, butterflies & mammals
NatureWorks - info on many specific New England animals, and good information on nature topics, such as adaptation, communication, migration, habitat, freshwater and marine communities, terrestrial communities, wildlife web, species diversity, scavengers and decomposers, much more.  From New Hampshire Public TV.
Fact Sheets about CT's Wildlife - from the CT DEEP
Connecticut Ornithological Association
Hawk Migration Sites in CT - Southbury, CT
Connecticut Amphibians
Vernal Pool Association
What Tree is It?
What Tree Is That? - Arbor Day Foundation Guide
Connecticut Botanical Society
Butterflies and Moths of North America
Explore.org - Live webcams of wild animals
Birding for Kids - an online guide to birding made especially for kids. A special thank you to the children at the Brenham Community Center in Texas for finding this great resource!

Environmental Organizations

CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Back Yard Beekeepers Association

Wind Over Wings - wildlife rehabilitation center in Clinton, CT, specializing in raptors and large waterfowl
American Chestnut Foundation
Connecticut Forest and Park Association
Connecticut Sierra Club
Greenburbs - directory of environmental groups in Fairfield County
North American Butterfly Association
Northeast Organic Farming Association of CT
Xerces Society - organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity through invertebrate conservation

Area Nature & Science Institutions

Audubon Greenwich
Aspetuck Land Trust 
Bartlett Arboretum

Beardsley Zoo
Bruce Museum
CT Audubon Society
Darien Nature Center
Discovery Museum
Maritime Aquarium
The Nature Conservancy
New Canaan Nature Center
Ridgefield Discovery Center
Sherwood Island State Park
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Weir Farm National Historic Site
Woodcock Nature Center