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DEEP Announces Temporary Closure of a Portion of Enders State Forest in Granby
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the temporary closure of a portion of Enders State Forest in Granby to allow for construction activity in the area around the waterfalls.
Photography Exhibit Opens at Kellogg Environmental Center
The public is invited to the Kellogg Environmental Center in Derby, CT to enjoy a display of portraits prepared by Nelson Tchakirides of Ansonia, CT.
DEEP Holds Remembrance Ceremony for EnCon Officer James V. Spignesi Jr.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will hold a remembrance ceremony on the 20th anniversary of the passing of Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Officer James V. Spignesi Jr. Officer Spignesi, a 21-year veteran of the DEEP, became the first EnCon Police Officer to die in the line of duty when he was killed while on routine patrol in Scotland, Connecticut on November 20, 1998.
Celebrate “Holidays with Friends” at Gillette Castle State Park
Gillette Castle will be open for tours this holiday season.
DEEP Encourages Residents to Take Part in America Recycles Day
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds everyone to take part in America Recycles Day, celebrated annually on November 15th.
Gov. Malloy Announces Release of $12.2 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to Support Clean Air Projects in Connecticut
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut is making available $12.2 million dollars from the legal settlement in the Volkswagen (VW) Corporation emissions cheating scandal to fund ten clean air projects in the state. Administered through the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Connecticut is one of the first states in the nation to make these funds available for a variety of diesel mitigation projects.
General Firearms Deer Season Began November 14
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today issued a safety reminder for outdoor enthusiasts as a variety of hunting seasons are currently underway or about to begin, most notably the opening of the fall firearms deer season on Wednesday, November 14.
Celebrate A Storybook Holiday!
Enter a world of wonder and explore your favorite fairytales and fables!
DEEP Seeks National Estuarine Research Reserve in South Eastern Connecticut
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced a public meeting to share the results of DEEP’s effort to identify a site to be nominated for inclusion in NOAA’s National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) system.
EnCon Investigating Fatal Tree Contractor Accident
Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon) are investigating after a tree contractor was struck and killed by a tree while working in Natchaug State Forest in the area of Pumpkin Hill Road in Chaplin shortly before Noon on November 1st.