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Connecticut Wildlife News

Featured articles from the Wildlife Division's bimonthly magazine, Connecticut Wildlife -- Subscribe to the magazine

Learn About Connecticut's Wildlife Action Plan

Federal Funding for Fish and Wildlife

November/December 2019

Lesson on the River (peregrine falcons)
Piping Plover Numbers Continue to Grow
A Rewarding Story of Rescue and Release

September/October 2019

Audubon Wildlife Guards: Student Stewards of the Shoreline
Using Snapping Turtles to Gauge Water Quality - Study Results
EEE, Not for Me!

July/August 2019

This Used to Be Easy (Bald Eagles)
Can Oak Trees and Acorns Influence Raptor Populations?
Using Snapping Turtles to Gauge Water Quality
Sliding Under the Radar (Invasive Turtles)

May/June 2019

Past, Present, and Future Status of Connecticut's Wild Turkey Population
Bobcat Project Update
Spring Brings a New Danger
Mystic Aquarium's Animal Rescue Program

March/April 2019

Audubon Connecticut Launches State's First American Oystercatcher Banding Program
Freshwater Mussels, Sentinels of Our Rivers
Slight Decline in 2018 Wild Turkey Season Harvests
Bat Appreciation Day at Old-Newgate Prison and Copper Mine

January/February 2019

Little Brown Bat Colony Discovered at White Memorial
Improving Habitat at Belding WMA
A Cooperative Wetland Project

November/December 2018

Looking Back at the 2018 Piping Plover Nesting Season
Be Bear Aware
Ticks, Deer, and Diseases

September/October 2018

Furbearer Management Relies on Trapping
Winners of the First Discover Outdoor Connecticut Photo Contest
Rediscovering a Long-lost Bat

July/August 2018

Nanotags Aid Research of Clapper Rails
A Dedicated Actor
Don Hopkins Remembered

May/June 2018

Burning for Wildlife
Keeping Track of Bears
Robbins Swamp WMA Expands

March/April 2018

Recovering America's Wildlife Act
Kestrel Stewardship Program
Cutting Trees for Wildlife

January/February 2018

2017 Shorebird Nesting Season
Sparks Fly for Bat Conservation
Cougar to be Removed from Endangered Species List

November/December 2017

Connecticut Offers a Perfect Combination of Habitat and Food for Bears
Coming Together to Protect Our Natural Heritage
Tracking Wildlife in Winter

September/October 2017

Connecticut Bobcat Project Needs Your Help!
An Endangered Species Act Success Story: Bald Eagle
New Tick Concerns in Connecticut

July/August 2017

Another Successful Year of Canada Goose Banding
Wildlife Division Conducts Clapper Rail Nest Success Study
Turtles: Modern Threats to Creatures of Steady Habits
Meadow Brook Wildlife Management Area Expanded

May/June 2017

Find CT Grown Forest Products with New Interactive Map
The Second CT Breeding Bird Atlas... and More!
Improving Deer Population Estimation Techniques
Purchase of Porter Pond Adds to Pachaug State Forest
Dedicated Advocate: Sandy Breslin

March/April 2017

Dedicated Volunteers Help with Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey
Endangered Species Act: Keeping Species from Disappearing
New Habitat Management Program Available to Private Forestland Owners
How to Be Bird Friendly at the Beach
Annual Wood Duck Box Checks Completed

January/February 2017

Habitat Restoration Project at Tankerhoosen WMA
Boreal Butcher - The Northern Shrike
MDC Controlled Deer Hunt at Barkhamsted Reservoir
Fish and Wildlife Recreation Provide a Boost to Connecticut's Economy
Midwinter Waterfowl Survey Cuts

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Content last updated on February 11, 2020.