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Protect the birds and we protect the Earth

Audubon Center Bent of the River is a 700-acre nature sanctuary and education center located in Southbury, Connecticut. It is part of Audubon Connecticut (a state office of the National Audubon Society) and the Atlantic Flyway, and is dedicated to Audubon's open space and working lands conservation efforts in Connecticut.

Visitors are welcome to enjoy trails, nature programs, and conservation-themed events throughout the year. Come learn and explore with us!

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Give Local

Give Local

Each spring Bent of the River participates in a 36-hour online giving event hosted by the Connecticut Community Foundation. Please mark your calendar and give on April 23 and 24, 2019.

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Summer Camps

Summer Camp 2019

We're excited to share our 2019 camp programs! Registration opens March 15, 2019.

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Take a Hike

Explore and observe nature on 15 miles of trails—open daily from sunrise to sunset

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Thank You to Our Generous 2019 Bent of the River Sponsors

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