DEEP: News Releases - 2009
News Releases - 2009
October
10/29/2009More than $1 Million for Projects to Improve the Health of Long Island Sound
  Funding for Water Quality, Education and Stewardship, and Rivers and Beaches
10/29/2009DEP to Fund Projects to Control Highly Invasive Plants
  Supplemental Environmental Project funds to be used to fight mile-a-minute vine in Newtown and New Milford, fanwort in Litchfield and Morris, and water chestnut in Hartford
10/29/2009On Dark Wings at Twilight
  The setting sun casts long shadows, the sky darkening as twilight sets in.
10/23/2009DEP Seeks Information in the Shooting Death of Dog in Babcock Pond Wildlife Management Area
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police today announced it is seeking information regarding the shooting death of a pit bull in Babcock Pond Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Colchester.
10/21/2009DEP Releases Identify of Branford Hunter Found in Swamp
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released the identity of the 40-year old Branford man who was found dead in Quinnipiac Marsh in North Haven Monday night after he failed to return home from hunting.
10/20/2009Building 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.
10/19/2009Hunting Related Shooting at the DEP-owned Robbins Swamp Wildlife Management Area
  On Saturday October 17, 2009, Officers from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon Police) responded to a Hunting Related Shooting at the DEP owned Robbins Swamp Wildlife Management Area in Canaan, which is located off Rt. 126.
10/13/2009Governor Rell: Two More Facilities Joining ‘Connecticut Clean Marinas’ Program
  Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that two more marinas – Spicer’s Marina in Noank and Reynolds Garage and Marine Inc. in Lyme – are the latest recreational boating facilities in the state to be certified “Connecticut Clean Marinas.”
10/13/2009CT DEP and CT Forest & Park Association Announce Educational Programs Open to the Public at Goodwin State Forest, Hampton, CT
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) announce upcoming programs at Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center, Hampton, CT. Both programs are open to the public and are free of charge.
10/13/2009DEP Announces Proposed Regulations To Better Protect State’s Rivers and Streams
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today formally proposed regulations to better protect Connecticut’s rivers and streams by striking the right balance between human and ecological needs.
10/9/2009DEP Schedules Fall Broodstock Atlantic Salmon Stockings
  All 1,300 fall 2009 broodstock salmon to be released next week, No additional salmon stockings planned for 2009.
10/9/2009Shetucket River Habitat Enhancement Project Completed
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the completion of a riverine habitat enhancement project within the Shetucket River in Sprague adjacent to the DEP-owned Salt Rock Campground.
10/1/2009DEP Offers Fall Outdoor Safety Tips
  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a safety reminder today for all outdoor enthusiasts, including hunters and non-hunters alike.
10/1/2009DEP announces Opening Days of Upcoming Fall Firearms Hunting Seasons
  The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced the Opening Days of upcoming fall firearms hunting seasons. Peak hunting occurs during early morning and late afternoon, primarily during the period from mid-October through mid-December.