DEEP: Wildlife
Wildlife
General Information
 Avian Influenza
 Citizen Science / Volunteer Opportunities - CT Wildlife Division
 Connecticut Wildlife Magazine
 Conservation Advisory Council
 CT Duck Stamp
  Information on the Connecticut Duck Stamp and Art Contest
 Housatonic NRD photos
 Housatonic River Basin Natural Resources Restoration Plan
  The Trustee SubCouncil for the Housatonic River Basin Natural Resources Restoration Plan announces the release of a draft amendment to the Plan, proposing to fund seven additional projects in the Aquatic Restoration category.
 Publication Library
 Seasonal Job Opportunities
 Wildlife
 Wildlife and Habitat Management
 Wildlife Division Office Directory
 Wildlife Highlights Newsletter
  Wildlife Highlights is your best source for up-to-date wildlife information in Connecticut.
 Wildlife License Plates - CT Wildlife Division
 Wildlife News

Habitat
 American Woodcock Habitat Use and Survival
  The DEEP currently creates and maintains young forest habitat for woodcock. DEEP biologists are studying woodcock habitat use and survival rates in different habitat conditions to better understand the needs of this declining species.
 Managing Grasslands, Shrublands, and Young Forest Habitats for Wildlife: A Guide for the Northeast
 NEC and YFI Newsletter Archive
  An archive of all past New England Cottontail Project newsletters and Young Forest Initiative newsletters.
 New England Cottontail Restoration
  Since 2009, state, federal, and non-government organizations have been working together to save Connecticut’s only native rabbit, the New England cottontail. Conservation efforts include a captive breeding program, research and monitoring, landowner outreach, and creating habitat on state and private lands.
 Regional Conservation Partnership Program with CT DEEP
  This cooperative program for private landowners will increase the quantity and quality of young forest habitat for wildlife.
 Shrubland Bird Monitoring
  Many species of shrubland-dependent bird songbirds are declining in Connecticut. DEEP staff and volunteers have conducted surveys on state lands with shrubland habitat to monitor songbird populations.
 Young Forest Habitat Initiative
  A summary of Connecticut's Young Forest Habitat Initiative, focusing on the many benefits of young forest and shrubland habitats.

Nongame Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy
 Connecticut Wildlife Action Plan
 CT-WAP Current Status
  CT DEEP - Wildlife Division: Current status of Connecticut's Wildlife Actio Plan.
 CT-WAP Getting Involved
 CT-WAP Questions and Answers
 CT-WAP Requirements
 CT-WAP Species and Habitats

Nongame Freshwater Mussels
 Alewife Floater
 Brook Floater
 Creeper
 Dwarf Wedgemussel
 Eastern Elliptio
 Eastern Floater
 Eastern Lampmussel
 Eastern Pearlshell
 Eastern Pondmussel
 Freshwater Mussels of Connecticut
 Making a Clear-Bottom Bucket
 Tidewater Mucket
 Triangle Floater
 Yellow Lampmussel

Nuisance Wildlife
 Common Wildlife Problems
 Deer Crop Damage Permit Program
  Information about Deer Crop Damage Permit Program for killing deer that are causing agricultural damage.
 How to Become a NWCO
 Living with Coyotes
 Nuisance Wildlife Control and Rabies
 Problems with Bats
 Problems with Bears
 Problems with Beavers
 Problems with Deer
 Problems with Foxes
 Problems with Geese
 Problems with Opossums
  Information on dealing with nuisance opossums.
 Problems with Pigeons
 Problems with Raccoons
 Problems with Skunks
 Problems with Squirrels
 Problems with Woodchucks
 Problems with Woodpeckers
  Information on dealing with woodpecker damage.

Outreach Fact Sheets
 American Bittern Fact Sheet
 American Kestrel Fact Sheet
  Fact sheet about the American kestrel produced by the Connecticut DEP-Wildlife Division
 Atlantic Green Sea Turtle Fact Sheet
 Bald Eagle
 Barn Owl Fact Sheet
 Bat Fact Sheet
 Beaver Fact Sheet
 Black Bear
 Black Rail Fact Sheet
 Blue-spotted Salamander
 Bluebird Fact Sheet
 Bobcat
 Bobwhite Fact Sheet
 Bog Turtle
 Brown-headed Cowbird Fact Sheet
 Brush Piles for Wildlife
 Canada Goose
 Chipmunk
 Common Gartersnake
  Fact sheet about the Common Gartersnake produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Common Moorhen Fact Sheet
 Common Musk Turtle
  Fact sheet about the Common Musk Turtle produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Common Ribbonsnake
  Fact sheet about the Common Ribbonsnake produced by the Connecticut DEEP-Wildlife
 Common Snapping Turtle
 Cottontail Rabbits
 Coyote
 Crow Fact Sheet
 Daylighting Roads and Trails to Create Edge Fact Sheet
 Diamondback Terrapin
 Dusky Salamander
 Eastern Box Turtle
  Fact sheet about the eastern box turtle produced by the CT DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Eastern Hog-nosed Snake
 Eastern Milksnake
 Eastern Ratsnake
  Fact sheet about the Eastern ratsnake produced by the Connecticut DEEP-Wildlife Division.
 Eastern Redback Salamander
 Eastern Spadefoot
 Eastern Striped Skunk Fact Sheet
 Eastern Wormsnake
  Fact sheet on the Eastern Wormsnake produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Fisher
 Five-lined Skink
 Flying Squirrel Fact Sheet
 Four-toed Salamander
 Grasshopper Sparrow Fact Sheet
 Gray Fox Fact Sheet
 Gray Squirrel Fact Sheet
 Great Egret Fact Sheet
 Horned Lark Fact Sheet
 Jefferson Salamander
 Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Fact Sheet
 King Rail Fact Sheet
 Least Bittern Fact Sheet
 Least Shrew Fact Sheet
 Least Tern Fact Sheet
 Leatherback Sea Turtle Fact Sheet
 Loggerhead Sea Turtle Fact Sheet
 Long-eared Owl Fact Sheet
 Mallard Fact Sheet
 Marbled Salamander
 Mast for Wildlife Fact Sheet
 Moose
 Mudpuppy
  Fact sheet about the mudpuppy produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Muskrat
 Mute Swan
 Nest Structures for Wildlife Fact Sheet
 Northern Black Racer
 Northern Brownsnake
 Northern Copperhead
 Northern Harrier Fact Sheet
 Northern Redbelly Snake
  Northern Redbelly Snake fact sheet produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Northern Ring-necked Snake
 Northern Slimy Salamander
 Northern Spring Salamander
 Northern Two-lined Salamander
  Fact sheet about the northern two-lined salamander produced by the Connecticut DEEP-Wildlife Division.
 Northern Watersnake
 Openings for Wildlife Fact Sheet
 Opossum
  Fact sheet about the Virginia opossum produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Osprey Fact Sheet
 Painted Turtle
  Fact sheet about the Painted Turtle produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Peregrine Falcon
 Pied-billed Grebe Fact Sheet
 Piping Plover Fact Sheet
 Puritan Tiger Beetle Fact Sheet
 Purple Martin
  Fact sheet about the Purple Martin produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Raccoon
 Red Fox
 Red Squirrel Fact Sheet
 Red-Spotted Newt
 Rejuvenating Apple Trees Fact Sheet
 Ring-necked Pheasant
 River Otter
 Rock Dove (Pigeon) Fact Sheet
 Roseate Tern Fact Sheet
 Ruffed Grouse Fact Sheet
 Sedge Wren Fact Sheet
 Sharp-shinned Hawk Fact Sheet
 Short-eared Owl Fact Sheet
 Smooth Greensnake
 Snags for Wildlife Fact Sheet
 Snowy Egret Fact Sheet
 Spotted Salamander
 Spotted Turtle
  Fact sheet about the Spotted Turtle produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Timber Rattlesnake
 Upland Sandpiper Fact Sheet
 Vesper Sparrow Fact Sheet
 White-tailed Deer Fact Sheet
 Wild Turkey
 Willet Fact Sheet
 Wood Duck
 Wood Turtle
  Fact sheet about the Wood Turtle produced by the Connecticut DEEP Wildlife Division.
 Woodchuck
 Woodcock Fact Sheet
 Woodpeckers
  Fact sheet about woodpeckers produced by the DEEP Wildlife Division
 Yellow-breasted Chat Fact Sheet

Outreach Federal Aid
 Federal Funding for Fish and Wildlife
 WCRP Projects in Connecticut

Outreach Kids Pages
 Bald Eagle Coloring Page
 Batty About Bats Kid's Page
 Be Bear Aware Kid's Page
 Big Brown Bat Coloring Page
 Black Bear Coloring Page
 Blue-winged Warbler Coloring Page
 Career as a Wildlife Biologist Kid's Page
 Getting Ready for Winter Kid's Page
 Habitat Kid's Page
 Hummingbird Coloring Page
 Meet the Peregrine Falcon Kid's Page
 Meet the Wild Turkey Kid's Page
 Moose Coloring Page
 Moose on the Loose Kid's Page
 Mosquito Coloring Page
 Mosquitoes Kid's Page
 Peregrine Falcon Coloring Page
 Radio Telemetry Kid's Page
 Snakes Kid's Page
 Soar Like an Eagle Kid's Page
 Terrific Turtle Kid's Page
  Information about Connecticut turtles for kids
 Wild Turkey Coloring Page

Outreach Learn
 Bald Eagles in Connecticut
  Details on the Midwinter Eagle Survey coordinated nationally by the US Army Corps of Engineers.
 Bats in Connecticut
  The Connecticut DEEP helps increase awareness of native bats and the conservation issues they face.
 Birds at the Beach Quiz
 Bobcats in Connecticut
  Learn about Connecticut's top predator and how the Wildlife Division is surveying our state's bobcat population.
 Deer in Connecticut
 Endangered and Threatened Species Series
 Fishing Line Recycling Locations
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), along with the Menunkatuck Audubon Society, have installed fishing line recycling stations at inland and coastal sites around the state.
 Habitat Fact Sheets
 Learn About Wildlife in Connecticut
 Pollinators in Connecticut
  The Connecticut DEEP helps increase awareness of native pollinator species and the conservation issues they face.
 Salamanders of Connecticut
  The Connecticut DEEP helps increase awareness of native salamander species and the conservation issues they face.
 Snakes in Connecticut
  The Connecticut DEEP helps increase awareness of native snake species and the conservation issues they face.
 Snapping Turtle Q and A
 The Alliance for Fish and Wildlife
  General information on the Recovering America's Wildlife Act
 Turtles in Connecticut
  The Connecticut DEEP helps increase awareness of native turtles and the conservation issues they face.
 Wildlife Division Kids Page
 Wildlife Division Slide Shows
 Wildlife Fact Sheets

Outreach Wildlife Mangement Areas
 Belding Wildlife Management Area
 Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area

Rehabilitator
 Dealing with Distressed Wildlife
 Large Mammals in Distress
 Rabies Immunization for Rehabilitators
 Rabies Vector Species Authorization
 White-tailed Deer Authorization
 Wildlife Rehabilitation Resources
 Wildlife Rehabilitator Application Information