DEEP: News Releases - 2008
News Releases - 2008
October
10/22/2008DEP Announces The Availability Of Grants To Municipalities For Invasive Plant Control
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is pleased to announce the availability of funding through the Invasive Plants Council for invasive plant control and is requesting grant proposals from municipalities for projects to control invasive plants on publicly accessible lands and waters.
10/20/2008Tick Expert To Speak At Sessions Woods
  Dr. Kirby Stafford, Chief Scientist/State Entomologist of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, will be visiting the DEP Wildlife Division's Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center on Wednesday, November 12, at 6:30 p.m., to provide an update on the black-legged tick, Lyme disease, other tick-borne illnesses, and tick management methods.
10/20/2008Building Shelter For Bluebirds: DEP Offers Help
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Wildlife Division is once again offering bundles of rough-cut lumber to groups free-of-charge for building bluebird nest boxes.
10/17/20082008 - The Connecticut DEP Announces Holiday Festivities At The Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby
  Travel back in time this holiday season and experience how A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens has had a great impact on our holiday traditions.
10/17/2008The Connecticut DEP Announces Holiday Festivities At The Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby
  Travel back in time this holiday season and experience how A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens has had a great impact on our holiday traditions.
10/17/2008Connecticut DEP Presents Live Reptile Show
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will present a live reptile show at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at the Heublein Tower located in Talcott Mountain State Park, Bloomfield.
10/9/2008DEP Begins Fall Broodstock Atlantic Salmon Stocking
  Atlantic salmon are renowned for their size, beauty and fighting ability when caught by angling.
10/9/2008$3.3 Million To Improve New York And Connecticut Water Quality And Coasts
  Along the banks of the Norwalk River, the heart of the Long Island Sound, six public and nongovernmental agencies announced today $1.6 million in grant awards to nonprofit conservation groups, universities and government agencies to fund 10 water quality and restoration projects in Long Island Sound and Jamaica Bay.
10/6/2008Connecticut Department Of Environmental Protection Announces Celebration Of 75th Anniversary Of Civilian Conservation Corps
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) continues its year-long 75th Anniversary Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Celebration featuring a reunion of CCC Connecticut alumni, an art exhibit and lectures.
10/2/2008DEP Offers Fall Outdoor Safety Tips
  The Department of Environmental Protection issued a safety reminder today for all outdoor enthusiasts, including hunters and non-hunters alike.
10/2/2008DEP Announces Opening Days Of Upcoming Fall Firearms Hunting Seasons
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has announced the Opening Days of upcoming fall firearms hunting seasons.
10/2/2008The Connecticut Department Of Environmental Protection And Dinosaur State Park Present "Dino-Tots"
  The CT Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Dinosaur State Park presents "Dino-Tots" a fun, interactive progrm for caregivers and preschoolers on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 from 10:30-11:15 a.m.
10/2/2008State Health Officials Warn Of High Mosquito Activity After Recent Period Of Heavy Rains
  The State Mosquito Management Program today advised Connecticut residents that mosquito activity is high and to continue to guard against mosquito bites to prevent West Nile virus infection.
10/2/2008DEP Announces The Availability Of The Farmington River Enhancement Grants
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is requesting grant proposals from non-profit, local, municipal, state and federal agencies and academic institutions for various ecosystem management projects in the Connecticut portions of the Farmington River Basin, including, but not limited to: river restoration, dam removal, fish habitat enhancement, sediment removal and stream bank stabilization to restore Connecticut portions of the Farmington River.