Audubon Connecticut Audubon Connecticut–an operating unit of the National Audubon Society–is one of Connecticut's premier conservation and environmental education organizations. Our top-notch staff of seasoned professionals works hard to carry out the Audubon mission within the state–protecting birds, other wildlife and their habitats through education, research, advocacy and land protection.

Common Ground High School

Common Ground High School is a center for environmental learning and leadership located in New Haven, CT. It is a place where all members of the community – young and elementary-aged children, middle and high school students, the general public, and environmental practitioners – can find connections to the local environment, each other, and opportunities for learning and engagement.
Common Ground connects farm, forest, and city. Our working organic farm includes production and educational gardens, and a variety of animals. Located at the base of West Rock Ridge, our site includes 20 acres of forest with hiking trails, wildlife, and diverse natural habitats. Within New Haven city limits, Common Ground seeks to explore urban ecology and develop paths to urban sustainability.


Long Islan Sound Study The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a partnership of federal, state, and local agencies, universities, businesses, and environmental groups dedicated to protecting the Sound. It’s managed by the EPA Long Island Sound Office in Stamford, CT.

Menunkatuck Audubon Scoiety

Menunkatuck Audubon Society is the local chapter of the National Audubon Society. The chapter serves the towns of Madison, Guilford, Branford, East Haven, New Haven, and West Haven, Connecticut.
Menunkatuck Audubon Society is committed to work locally to preserve our natural ecosystems for the benefit of people and the earth's biodiversity. Through education and conservation activities within our communities, we raise public awareness of environmental issues and connections to the natural world.


New Haven Parks and Recreation The Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees is responsible for the stewardship of the City of New Haven's entrusted assets for the enhancement of the City, the enjoyment of its citizens and for initiating and conducting recreational programs and activities for all New Haven citizens.

New Haven Public Schools New Haven School Change is an exciting school reform initiative that has gained national recognition for its innovative, collaborative and persistent approach to improving schools. The long-term goal of School Change is simple – to give our students the best education possible so they can pursue their dreams and achieve success in college, career and life. We believe every student deserves a great school, great teachers, a great education and a bright future. New Haven School Change is taking us there.

United States Fish and Wldlife Service The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has many programs that are implemented at the field level to promote the protection, conservation, and restoration of our nation's fish and wildlife resources. The activities implemented under these programs focus on improving and maintaining the quality of fish and wildlife habitats. This includes providing expert habitat conservation planning and technical assistance on issues such as renewable energy development and large scale transportation projects, mapping, inventorying and monitoring the nation's wetlands, and addressing data needs through the formulation of resource data bases.

Urban Resources Initiative

Urban Resources Initiative is a not-for-profit university partnership whose mission is to foster community-based land stewardship, promote environmental education and advance the practice of urban forestry.


Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

The mission of the Peabody Museum is to serve Yale University by advancing our understanding of earth’s history through geological, biological, and anthropological research, and by communicating the results of this research to the widest possible audience through publication, exhibition, and educational programs.
Fundamental to this mission is stewardship of the Museum’s rich collections, which provide a remarkable record of the history of the earth, its life, and its cultures. Conservation, augmentation and use of these collections become increasingly urgent as modern threats to the diversity of life and culture continue to intensify.


Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies is internationally known for its excellence. Founded in 1900, the school offers master’s degrees and doctoral programs and serves as a locus for research into local, regional and global environmental issues.