DEEP: News Releases - 2015
News Releases - 2015
February
2/26/2015DEEP Presents “Angler of the Year” Awards
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently presented “Angler of the Year” awards to three freshwater and five saltwater anglers who submitted entries to the Trophy Fish Award Program and earned awards for catching the widest assortment of fish during 2014
2/25/2015Gov. Malloy: Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island To Launch Multi-State Clean Energy Initiative
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have initiated a coordinated process that will lead to a three-state Request for Proposals (RFP) for clean energy resources.
2/25/2015Next Seaside Open House on March 25 in Waterford
  As part of its continuing effort to gather public comment and input in planning for a new state park at Seaside in Waterford, the state’s planning team has posted an online public survey seeking public input on the project, and has scheduled another in a series of public open houses.
2/24/2015Opening Day of 2015 Trout Season to be April 11
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that changes to sport fishing regulations have been approved – including moving forward the date of Opening Day of trout season by one week, from the third to the second Saturday in April.
2/24/2015DEEP Selects Youth “Fishing Challenge” Top Angler Awards
  Top angler awards were presented last week to four Connecticut youth during DEEP’s 7th annual Trophy Fish Awards Ceremony.
2/19/2015DEEP Selects Winning Photo for Cover of Annual Angler’s Guide
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has selected a photo of Immanuel “Manny” Smyrnow, age 10, of Ashford for the cover of the 2015 Connecticut Angler’s Guide.
2/18/2015DEEP Announces Seventh Annual Trophy Fish Award Ceremony
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) will host its Annual Trophy Fish Award Ceremony at the Northeast Fishing and Hunting Show in the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 14.
2/11/2015DEEP Seeking Information on Recent Vandalism at Two Connecticut State Parks
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police today announced that they are seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of recent cases of vandalism in two state parks
2/10/2015Gov. Malloy Announces Proposal To Meet Increasing Demand For Residential Solar Energy, Grow Clean Energy Jobs
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that, as part of the package of proposals he will introduce later this month, he will sponsor legislation for a new residential solar incentive model designed to save ratepayers millions of dollars, create local jobs in the clean energy sector, and increase renewable energy in the state.
2/10/2015School Vacation Week Programs at Dinosaur State Park
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced today that Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill will sponsor a series of programs for families during February school vacation week.
2/9/2015Gov. Malloy Sponsors 'Blue Plan' Legislation to Protect the Future Use of Long Island Sound
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that, as part of the package of legislative proposals he will introduce later this month, he will sponsor the Long Island Sound Blue Plan in order to ensure that Connecticut has a coordinated strategy in regards to any potential future use of the Sound.
2/5/2015Horns and Antlers Walk at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is sponsoring a walk focused on animals with horns and antlers.
2/4/2015CT Greenways Council Accepting Nominations for Greenway Designations
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Connecticut Greenways Council today announced that they are now soliciting nominations for official state greenway designations.
2/4/2015Connecticut Conservation Education/Firearms Safety Program
  It is never too early to plan ahead for the spring turkey hunting season, which begins April 29 and runs through May 30, 2015.
2/3/2015Connecticut DEEP Announces Collection of Student Art Work at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby
  The collected works of Connecticut artists are on display at the Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Ave, Derby, Connecticut through March 14.
2/2/2015DEEP Schedule Second Public Session on Planning for New State Park at Seaside in Waterford
  Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is holding a second public information meeting concerning planning for a new state park at the former Seaside Sanatorium in Waterford on Wednesday, February 4.