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The Hartford Audubon Society

P.O. Box 270207
West Hartford, Connecticut
06127-0207

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Officers:

Maggie Peretto, President

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Sarah Faulkner, Vice-President

David Funke, Secretary

Roberta Gowing, Treasurer

Board Members:

Annette Pasek
Richard Huck
Doug Beach
Tom Robben

Sara Zagorski, Ex Officio (Past) President

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       HAS Committee Information 

Field Trips
Ernie Harris - pdlqlt@mac.com

Membership
Suzanne Davis - stevesuedavis@comcast.net

Programs/Meeting Speakers
Donna Nowak
Fran D’Amico, Sylvia Halkin

Program Book
Fred Nowak - frednowak@comcast.net

Wildlife Series
Fran D’Amico - frandamico525@yahoo.com

Crest Newsletter
Darlene Moore - djmoore67@gmail.com

Website
Mona Cavallero -
mcavallero1@comcast.net

Facebook Page
Brian Kleinman - snaketat@cox.net  

Archivist
Jane Ricci -
jane.ricci.jr@gmail.com

Financial Reports/Auditor
Fred Nowak - frednowak@comcast.net

HASnotes
Fred Nowak - frednowak@comcast.net

Sanctuaries Stewardship
Lewis Farm Bob Winter, Manager
Greenstone Hollow Larry Lunden, Manager
Station 43 Paul Cianfaglione, Manager

Counts
Christmas Count:  Steve Davis & Jay Kaplan
stevesuedavis@comcast.net
jaybrd49@aol.com

Spring Census:  Jamie Meyers  - sunnyctredbird@gmail.com
Summer Bird Count: Jay Kaplan -
jaybrd49@aol.com
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gardenscaping for Birds - information:

“Native Plants for our Native Birds” - Plant and Bird List

Eastern Red Cedar - juniperus virginiana Yellow-rumped warbler
Flowering Dogwood – cornus florida Baltimore Oriole
Swainson's Thrush
Scarlet Tanager

Shadblow Serviceberry – amelanchier canadensis Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Silky Dogwood – cornus amomum Gray Catbird
Gray Dogwood – cornus racemosa Eastern Kingbird
Red Chokeberry – aronia arbutiolia Brown Thrasher
American Cranberrybush Vibiurnum – viburnum trilobum Cedar Waxwing
Northern Arrowwood – viburnum dentatum Blue-headed vireo
Witherod Viburnum – viburnum cassinoides Veery
Highbush Blueberry – vaccinum corymbosum Eastern Bluebird
Lowbush Blueberry – vaccinium angustifium Eastern Towhee
Elderberry – sambucus canadensis Northern Cardinal
American Holly – ilex opaca Hermit Thrush
Winterberry – ilex verticillata American Robin

 Recommended Reading

“Bringing Nature Home” - How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants – Douglas W. Tallamy

“The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds” – Creating Natural Habitats for Properties Large and Small – Stephen W. Kress

“Native Plants of the Northeast” – A Guide for Gardening & Conservation – Donald J. Leopold

“Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants” – Brooklyn Botanic Garden

“Native Shrubs for Landscaping” – Connecticut College Arboretum

 Web Resources

USDA Plant Database - http://plants.usda.gov/

UConn Plant Database - http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/

Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group - http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/publications.html

Connecticut Botanical Society – http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/

Connecticut Audubon Society’s 2011 State of the Birds: “Conserving Our Forest Birds” http://www.ctaudubon.org/SOTB/documents/SOTB2011.pdf

Cornell Lab of Ornithology Online Bird Guide - http://www.allaboutbirds.org

 

 

         

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