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At the New Haven Animal Shelter, it takes a village to help abandoned dogs and cats find their forever homes. Although the city funds and staffs the shelter, the dedicated volunteers with the Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter provide vital assistance with socializing the animals and getting them ready for adoption.
“It’s a real passion,” says Elaine…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 27, 2017 at 11:31am — No Comments
When migratory songbirds reach New Haven after flying across Long Island Sound, they immediately hunt for safe perches on which to rest and recover. Audubon Connecticut’s Urban Oases initiative ensures that even in the heart of this urban area, a corridor of green habitats is waiting.
Created with the help of community volunteer teams in parks and schoolyards, the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 20, 2017 at 12:38pm — No Comments
After decades of effort, the health of Long Island Sound is beginning show signs of improvement. But long stretches of coastal waters remain imperiled by pollution. Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save The Sound is on a mission to clean them and continue protecting the region’s air, water, and land.
Originally two separate organizations that were founded…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 13, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
When neighbors transform a vacant lot or trash strewn curbside into a flowering pocket park or garden, they are doing more than planting bulbs and shrubs. They are building strong communities where people care about one another and the places where they live.
For more than two decades, the Community Greenspace program has helped volunteers around the city take charge…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 6, 2017 at 10:24am — No Comments