DEEP: News Releases - 2014
News Releases - 2014
September
9/30/2014Gov. Malloy Announces Plans to Create Connecticut’s First Shoreline State Park in Over 50 Years In Waterford
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced plans to turn the approximately 32-acre property in Waterford commonly known as “Seaside” into Connecticut’s first shoreline state park in over 50 years.
9/30/2014DEEP Announces Temporary Closure of Silver Lake State Boat Launch, Berlin
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that it will temporarily close the Silver Lake State Boat Launch, Berlin on Wednesday, October 1st for removal of heavy equipment from a completed dredging project.
9/30/2014DEEP Begins Fall Atlantic Salmon Stockings
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that its 2014 autumn stockings of broodstock Atlantic salmon have begun.
9/29/2014Annual Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp Artistic Competition Begins
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is once again encouraging artists to enter their waterfowl artwork in the annual Migratory Bird Conservation (Duck) Stamp Art Contest.
9/26/2014DEEP Begins Fall Trout Stocking
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that its 2014 autumn trout stockings have begun. From now through mid October, DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout the state. Among the areas scheduled to be stocked this fall are twenty-three lakes and ponds, fifteen rivers and streams that include twelve of the Trout Management Areas (TMA), and eight Trout Parks.
9/25/2014DEEP Releases Identify of New Fairfield Man Pronounced Dead Wednesday on Candlewood Lake
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has released the identity of the 60-year old New Fairfield man pronounced dead yesterday on Candlewood Lake in New Fairfield.
9/24/2014National Hunting and Fishing Day in Connecticut, September 27
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the exhibit area at Sessions Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will be open this Saturday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM to celebrate Connecticut Hunting and Fishing Day.
9/23/2014DEEP: Motorists, Watch for Deer and Moose this Fall
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Wildlife Division reminds motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity this fall, especially during early morning and evening hours.
9/22/2014Governor Malloy Announces the Formation of the Important Bird Areas Advisory Committee
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that he is forming a panel of experts that will serve as an advisory committee to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) on the creation of an Important Bird Area Program that will include identification and recognition of critical bird habitats and the promotion of bird conservation in the state.
9/18/2014Gov. Malloy: State Brownfield Funding Will Help 11 Communities Take Important Step in Redevelopment Process
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has awarded $1,698,400 in assessment grants to 11 municipalities to support property cleanup and advance the development of brownfield sites throughout the state.
9/18/2014Connecticut Revolutionary Dealer Awards Presented to Connecticut Car Dealers in New Haven and Westport
  Automobile dealers in New Haven and Westport are the first-ever recipients of the Connecticut REVolutionary Dealer Award recognizing automobile dealers who sold or leased the highest number of electric vehicles (EVs) – including plug-in hybrids – from February 1 - July 31, 2014.
9/15/2014Local, state, and federal agencies continue working at Bridgeport fire scene
  Local, state and federal agencies continue to work together to take all steps necessary to protect public health and safety, and natural resources, in the aftermath of a five-alarm fire at 25 Grant Street in Bridgeport, Conn. that started on Thursday night.
9/11/2014National State Parks Group Honors Connecticut Woman - Head of Friends of Connecticut State Parks Wins Award
  The National Association of State Park Directors has honored Eileen Grant of Madison, CT with a President’s Award for her extraordinary contributions to Connecticut’s state park system.
9/9/2014EnCon Police Investigating Suspicious Fires in Somers and Stafford - Blazes in Shenipsit State Forest Ruled Suspicious
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCON) Police continue to investigate two suspicious fires that occurred recently in Shenipsit State Forest in Somers and Stafford – and a local Boy Scout Troop is offering a $500 reward in connection with one of the blazes.
9/9/2014DEEP Concludes State Parks Centennial Celebration With ‘Sky’s the Limit’ Event Saturday at Haddam Meadows
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will conclude the celebration of the Connecticut State Parks Centennial with a grand finale event Saturday called “The Sky’s the Limit” at Haddam Meadows State Park, Haddam.
9/8/2014Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Open September 15
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds sportsmen that the 2014 fall archery hunting season for deer and wild turkey is open from September 15 to December 31, 2014 in Deer Management Zones 1-10; and from September 15, 2014 – January 31, 2015 in Deer Management Zones 11 (Fairfield County area) and 12 (Connecticut shoreline towns).
9/5/2014Gov. Malloy & Lt. Gov. Wyman Invite Residents to Attend State’s Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman are inviting members of the public to attend the state’s annual memorial ceremony honoring and celebrating the lives of those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
9/3/2014Victorian Tea Etiquette & Tea Tasting Program in Derby
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will offer a Victorian Tea program on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby.
9/2/2014Program on Travels in Costa Rica and Panama at Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  The Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society (NVAS), in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP’s) Kellogg Environmental Center will host a program entitled “Travels in Costa Rica and Panama.”
9/2/2014DEEP Says Bobcat Involved in Attack Was Rabid
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) says the bobcat apparently involved in the attack on a woman in Bozrah Saturday tested positive for rabies