DEEP: News Releases - 2017
News Releases - 2017
September
9/28/2017DEEP Announces Opening Days of Upcoming Fall Firearms Hunting Seasons
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced the Opening Days of fall firearms hunting seasons.
9/27/2017DEEP Announces $1 Million in Federal Grants Awarded for Marine Sewage Disposal Facilities for the 2018 Boating Season
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that for the 2018 boating season, 43 marine facilities will receive $997,188 in funding under the annual Federal Clean Vessel Act (CVA) program.
9/26/2017Osborne Museum Architecture Tour, Derby
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced special architecture tours of the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
9/20/2017Governors Report 14 States and Puerto Rico are ‘On Track’ to Hit Paris Climate Targets
  Citing recent extreme weather event as further evidence of the urgent need for climate solutions, the U.S. Climate Alliance (USCA)--an effort among 14 states and Puerto Rico to reduce greenhouse gas emissions--released a report showing that member states are collectively on track to meet and possibly exceed their portion of the U.S. commitment under the Paris Agreement.
9/20/2017DEEP and CAES Discover an Established Population of Lone Star Ticks Along Coastal Connecticut
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) report that a heavy population of the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, has been detected at Manresa Island (former Norwalk Harbor Station) in South Norwalk, Connecticut, marking the first known established reproducing population in the State.
9/18/2017Connecticut DEEP’s Hunting and Fishing Day Gets a New Venue
  The sixth annual FREE Connecticut Hunting and Fishing Day will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 475 East Hartford Blvd. North, East Hartford, near Rentschler Field, with free parking provided courtesy of Cabela’s.
9/8/2017DEEP Reports Small Die-off in Local White-tailed Deer Herd
  The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that a recently-discovered die-off of several deer in the Portland area may be due to hemorrhagic disease, which is one of the most important infectious diseases affecting white-tailed deer.
9/7/2017Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Open September 15
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds sportsmen that the 2017 fall archery hunting season for deer and wild turkey opens on September 15.
9/7/2017Book Reading and Signing Featuring Local Artist’s Wildlife Photographs
  Join photographer and author, Tammy DiCenso, at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby, on Saturday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. for a special book reading and signing.
9/6/2017The Stars at Kellogg Environmental Center
  During the early to mid-1900s, Derby, Connecticut was once a hot spot for world famous performances and celebrities.