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Thursday, May 25, 2017
DEEP Announces Measures to Protect Shorebirds at Coastal Beaches and Wading Birds at Offshore Islands
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that Charles Island in Milford and Duck Island in Westbrook will be closed to the public from now through September 9, 2017, to prevent disturbances to nesting birds.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
DEEP Announces Winner of 2017 Connecticut Duck Stamp Art Contest
  In a contest filled with great artwork, a panel of judges recently selected world renowned and Connecticut artist Chet Reneson’s depiction of a pair of surf scoters flying at the mouth of the Connecticut River with the Saybrook Jetty and Lighthouse in the background as the winner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) 2017-2018 Connecticut Migratory Bird Conservation (Duck) Stamp Art Contest.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Student Boating Safety Ambassador Award Program 3:00 PM TODAY at State Capitol Building, Hartford
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today will recognize 50 students who participated in this year’s pilot Student Boating Safety Ambassador Program as part of National Safe Boating Week.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
DEEP Completes 2017 Catfish Stockings
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that for the eleventh consecutive year, one of the most sought after freshwater game fish species in the country, the Channel Catfish, has been stocked into twenty-four water bodies across Connecticut (see list of locations below.)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Turtles and Roads Are a Deadly Combination
  To help mark World Turtle Day today, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding residents to be on the lookout for turtles crossing roads.

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Marine Flare Collection, Demonstration, and Open House at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound
  The daytime sky will light up with demonstrations of the use of marine flares at the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sector Long Island Sound, 120 Woodward Avenue, New Haven, CT on Saturday, May 20, 2017 as part of their Open House that kicks off National Safe Boating Week.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Connecticut Files Lawsuit against EPA to Require Action on Petition to Reduce Emissions from Pennsylvania Coal Plant
  Connecticut has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, District of Connecticut against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failure to take timely action on a petition from Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) asking the EPA to take action to stop pollution from a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant from blowing our way.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Become a Citizen Scientist and Map Your World Using the Map of Life App
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) invites people of all ages to join professional naturalists at the Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby, on Saturday, May 27, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to explore the wonder of plants in the fields and forest.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Department of Energy & Environmental Protection Forecasts Elevated Levels of Ozone for parts of Connecticut Wednesday May 17, 2017 and Thursday May 18, 2017
  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is forecasting our air quality will be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG) for the New Haven coastal area through Northeastern Connecticut on Wednesday May 17, 2017 and for most of the State on Thursday May 18, 2017 – which would be the first unhealthy air day for the 2017 ozone season.

 


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