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When birds thrive, we thrive, so how are the birds of Connecticut doing? Citizen scientists will have an opportunity to help answer this question, and contribute to the Connecticut Bird Atlas!

Vermont graduate student Christine Peterson collecting vegetation data along a power line right of way. Credit: Dr. Allan Strong

Did you know some birds flock to those shrubby areas maintained around power lines? Vermont graduate student Christine Peterson shares what she’s doing with Audubon and Vermont Electric Company.