DEEP: News Releases - 2011
News Releases - 2011
October
10/28/2011DEEP to Hold Public Information Meeting on Beverly’s Property
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced it will hold a public information meeting regarding the Beverly’s property on Wednesday November 9.
10/27/2011CT DEEP Participates in Nationwide Rollout of Project WET Guide for Educators to Address 21st Century Water Challenges
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is conducting school and community workshops to train educators on a fully revised and updated version of the water education resource, Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0.
10/25/2011Lumber Available for Groups to Build Bluebird Boxes
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Wildlife Division is once again offering 50 bundles of rough-cut lumber to groups, free-of-charge, for building bluebird nest boxes.
10/25/2011Bats Could Use a Treat this Halloween
  As Halloween approaches, images of bats are everywhere. From store decorations to Caped Crusader costumes for people and even pets, bats are a focal point for the season. Unfortunately, in recent years, bats have received far more tricks than treats.
10/24/2011Governor’s Greenways Council Presents 12th Annual Greenways Awards
  The Governor’s Greenways Council commends seven individuals that have made significant contributions to the promotion, development and enhancement of Greenways --linear open space in Connecticut.
10/21/2011DEEP Encourages All Outdoor Enthusiasts in the East Haddam Area to Cooperate with Those Searching for Missing Man
  All outdoor enthusiasts are alerted that a community-wide search will be conducted tomorrow (Saturday October 22) for a missing East Haddam man.
10/21/2011Connecticut And Eastern States Join In Support of EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
  Connecticut, joined by five other Eastern states and the District of Columbia, is seeking to intervene in support of a federal rule to control interstate air pollution, which is currently under challenge in a lawsuit before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
10/20/2011DEEP Offers Fall Outdoor Safety Tips
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is offering fall outdoor safety tips for outdoor enthusiasts.
10/19/2011DEEP To Begin Fall Broodstock Atlantic Salmon Stocking
  The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the beginning of its annual stockings of surplus broodstock Atlantic salmon. This week DEEP’s Inland Fisheries Division will be stocking approximately 400 salmon.
10/17/2011Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Releases Name of Colebrook Hunting Incident Victim
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today released the name of the victim of the hunting-related shooting in Colebrook yesterday, Sunday October 16, 2011.
10/14/2011More Than $1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects
  Top federal and state environmental officials today announced that 39 grants totaling $1.6 million were awarded to state and local government and community groups under the Long Island Sound Futures Fund.
10/14/2011DEEP Makes Arrests for Illegal Hunting
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that state Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police officers arrested four men on violations of the state’s hunting laws.
10/14/2011DEEP Reports Moose Sighting in Waterbury
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Wildlife Division today advised motorists that a moose was sighted in the Waterbury area in the vicinity of Route 8 and Interstate 84 at 9:00 am on Oct 14th.
10/11/2011CT DEEP Announces Program on Reptiles, Amphibians and Insects
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today that Martin DeSomma also known as Dr. Bugman, will present a program for children and adults at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18 at Kellogg Environmental Center in Derby, Connecticut. Dr. Bugman will bring fourteen different live creatures and will present a program on reptiles, amphibians, insects and arachnids.
10/11/2011DEEP Makes Burglary Arrests at Chatfield Hollow State Park
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police yesterday arrested two individuals and charged them with breaking into several automobiles at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth.
10/11/2011Motorists Watch for Deer and Moose this Fall
  With the onset of the fall breeding seasons for both white-tailed deer and moose, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Wildlife Division reminds motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity, especially during early morning and evening hours.
10/6/2011State Moves Forward With Deep Water Port Economic Development Efforts
  Four state agencies – the Department of Economic and Community Development; the Department of Transportation; the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; and the Office of Policy and Management – are working together on a long-term plan for economic development of Connecticut’s deep water ports, including a focused effort at growing maritime industry jobs.
10/6/2011October 8th to be a “Free Fishing Day”
  The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Saturday, October 8th as a “Free Fishing Day” where no fishing license will be required to fish in Connecticut waters.
10/5/2011Connecticut DEEP Announces Glastonbury Shooting Range Extended Operating Hours for Deer Hunters
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that weekend shooting hours have been extended at the Glastonbury Shooting Range, beginning Saturday, October 15.
10/5/2011DEEP Makes Arrest for Illegal Fishing
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) said today that State Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Officers have arrested two men on violations of marine fisheries laws.