Click here to read the full Connecticut State of the Birds Report for 2010.
State Senator Edward Meyer (D-12th district), co-chair of the Environmental Committee, incorporated parts of Audubon's recommendations into Bill No. 5417 which concerned open space. These were:
- Create a state map of all known protected public and private land.
- Analyze the usefulness of these lands for protecting species of conservation concern.
- Identify and prioritize lands that need to be acquired to protect habitats of greatest conservation need.
- Enable an independent review board to help develop acquisition priorities and to oversee activities and progress.