The urban partnership in New Haven builds on existing work by partners to improve and create wildlife habitat in urban areas, foster environmental education and hands-on conservation with youth, and encourage community-based land stewardship. Learn more
Last year, the Service designated a collaborative project in the New Haven Harbor Watershed as an urban wildlife refuge partnership. The project has been taking place in New Haven between the Service, Audubon Connecticut, along with other partners, and aims use schoolyards, vacant lots, city parks and front yards on public and private lands to create a network of wildlife-friendly habitat oases and improvements throughout the city. The partnership is in full swing with a few sites already designated. We asked New Haven third graders what their experience was creating their schoolyard habitat. Find out what they had to say below.
“The steps to making the habitat what it is now were hard. Our third grade class had to…
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