The Connecticut Audubon Society will hold a community forum with a panel of state and regional experts 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St.

The talk will be a follow-up to the society's recent Connecticut State of the Birds 2012 report, "Where Is the Next Generation of Conservationists Coming From?," according to a society news release. The report can be found at

The panel, led by Milan Bull, the society's senior director of science and conservation, will include Michelle Eckman, the society's director of education; Pamela Iacono, chairwoman of the Fairfield Board of Education; David Brant, executive director of the Aspetuck Land Trust; Tom Ellbogen, director of the Webb Mountain Discovery Zone in Monroe; and Mary Hogue, former president of the Fairfield PTA Council. The panel will also have Caroline Hron Weigle, a student at Monroe's Masuk High School who volunteers for the society's Animal Care program, and Laura Magnotta, program director for Wakeman Boys and Girls Club.

For information, call the center at 203-259-6305.