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EnCon Police Recover Missing Swimmer from Connecticut River
Connecticut Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) today recovered the body of an individual that had gone missing while swimming on Sunday evening along the Connecticut River in the area of the Hadlyme Ferry in Lyme, CT.
DEEP Releases Zero Carbon Resources RFP
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today released a request for proposals for zero carbon resources as required under June Special Session Public Act 17-3, An Act Concerning Zero Carbon Solicitation and Procurement.
DEEP State Parks Division Holds Annual Lifeguard Competition
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) State Park Division will hold its Annual Lifeguard Competition at Hammonasset Beach State Park - East Beach, on Tuesday July 31st, beginning at 5:00 pm.
DEEP Launches a Discover Outdoor Connecticut Photo Contest
Have you taken an amazing wildlife photo? Did you spot a pollinator up close?
CT Fire Crew Departing 5:30 a.m. Friday for Western States to Assist U.S. Forest Service in Fighting Fires
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that a 20-person fire crew will be departing 5:30 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, July 27, 2018 from DEEP Eastern District Headquarters, 209 Hebron Road, Marlborough to assist the U.S. Forest Service in fighting wildfires in western states.
DEEP Extends Deadline for Seaside State Park Proposals
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the agency is extending the deadline for the submission of proposals from Friday, July 27, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018.
Residents Urged to Contact DEEP If They Find a GPS Collar from a Bobcat
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is asking state residents to notify DEEP Wildlife Division officials if they find a GPS (global positioning system) neck collar in their yards or while in the outdoors.
State Reports Expansion of West Nile Virus: Positive Mosquitoes Identified in Eight More Connecticut Towns
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has identified West Nile virus (WNV) infected mosquitoes in eight new towns: Bethany, Franklin, Greenwich, Madison, New Haven, Waterford, West Haven, and Weston.
DEEP Announces Reopening of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the planned reopening of the Windsor Locks Canal State Prk Trail on Saturday, July 21, 2018.
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Declares July 21-22 as the Third Annual Connecticut Clean, Drain, Dry Weekend
Connecticut will mark its third Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Weekend on July 21-22 – as part of an effort to encourage boaters and others to take all steps necessary to prevent the spread of invasive plants and animals.
West Nile Virus Found In Mosquitoes in Five CT Towns
The State Mosquito Management Program today urged Connecticut residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases.