Nelson North of Southport has been appointed executive director of the Connecticut Audubon Society. North has served as Connecticut Audubon’s director of Fairfield operations since 2007.
North will oversee a staff of approximately 30, based in Fairfield, Milford, Glastonbury, Essex, and Pomfret, and will continue the organization’s efforts to establish a center in the Old Lyme-Essex area.
“I can assure all our members and everyone who is concerned about conservation in Connecticut that the Connecticut Audubon Society will continue to be a leader and will build on our successes,” North said. “Our members and supporters have made it clear that that’s what they expect, and we’re confident we will do so.”