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Ellen

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Review for The Connecticut Audubon Society, Inc., Fairfield, CT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a volunteer at the CT Audubon Society Center in Glastonbury for over 10 years. I believe strongly that children and adults need the opportunity to explore New England's woods, fields, streams and ponds, as well as experience up close our native animals. As a youth, I spent an extensive amount of time in nature, but most children today do not have that opportunity. Through school and family programs, I am able to introduce people to the natural environment, and help them gain an appreciation for the beauty and complexity of our natural world.

Role:  Volunteer & My volunteer responsibilities have been many, e.g., provide animal programs for birthday parties, teach scout and school programs, and assist at events (such as Earth Fair). I also help to write grants that provide money for urban school children to ta.