CT Boating and Paddling

The Boating Division’s mission is to enhance boating safety, improve boating access and associated infrastructure on Connecticut’s waters, foster environmental stewardship and reduce or eliminate user conflicts. The division works in cooperation with other divisions as well as with its federal, municipal, and boating safety stakeholders to provide clean, safe, and well-maintained boating access.

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Boater's Guide

The following is a running list of URLs that correspond to our CT Boating and Paddling Instagram posts:  

June 2022

Great Park Pursuit Information: GPP Landing Page (ct.gov)

May 2022
On Deck and Underway Zoom Information: On Deck and Underway (ct.gov)
April 2022
If-Found Sticker Link: Department of Energy & Environmental Protection- If Found Sticker Request (office.com) CVA Grant Program Information (ct.gov)
March 2022
https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Boating/Boating-Division-Seasonal-Job-Opportunities https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/News-Releases/News-Releases---2022/DEEP-Launches-Campaign-to-Raise-Awareness-about-the-Dangers-of-Boating-in-Cold-Water

February 2022



2022 Boater's Guide https://uscgboating.org/recreational-boaters/fire-extinguisher-faq.php

January 2022



November 2021

Blue-Green Algae Blooms (Cyanobacteria Blooms)

September 2021

I-84 Southbury Bridge Project


Update: Week of September 20, 2021 - Rochambeau Bridge

August 2021

Connecticut River Hydrilla Survey Squantz Cove-Response to Public Comments

July 2021

CVA Grant Information & ZOOM Link

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89519472222  Meeting ID: 895 1947 2222 Passcode: DEEP 

A Recreational Boater's Guide to Vessel Sewage

June 2021

Boating Infrastructure Grant Program Informational Link

May 2021

On Deck and Underway Information

April 2021

Aquatic Invasive Species Launch Monitor Program sign-up
April 24, 2021 from 9am-11am https://tinyurl.com/ckv7vxbe

Aquatic Invasive Species Launch Monitor Program sign-up
May 22, 2021from 9am-11am https://tinyurl.com/469wmv3j