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Aquatic Invasive Species Grant Program Accepting Proposals

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is now accepting proposals for the State’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Grant Program. The program makes…

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A World Without Dark Skies How Light Pollution Is Impacting Humans and Ecosystems What You Can Do

Join Misha Semenov-Leiva, local architect and a member of the Connecticut River Gateway Commission, and Alan Sheiness, of the Lyme Land Trust, for a presentation…

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Melvin Woody Lower Connecticut River Conservation Award

LCRLT 145 Dennison Rd. Essex, CT 06426 Dear Members of the Lower Connecticut River Land Trust: We are writing to ask that you submit nominations…

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Live From The Boathouse!

Live from the Boathouse!

The Connecticut River Gateway Commission and the Connecticut River Museum, Essex, are collaborating to present a panel discussion on “Legacies of Preservation.” The event will…

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Melvin standing long side the river

Commissioner Emeritus Appointed

Dr. J. Melvin Woody was named the first Connecticut River Gateway Commissioner Emeritus Member at the regional organization’s October 2023 annual meeting. Melvin has represented…

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Protect Migrating Birds

The Connecticut River Gateway Commission voted unanimously on September 28, 2023 to endorse a call by “Lights Out CT” to minimize all non-essential lights during…

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50th Anniversary Reception at CT Audubon

A reception to celebrate the Connecticut River Gateway Commission’s 50th anniversary was held on August 3rd on the grounds of the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary…

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Hannah Stella

CLCC Award Presented at Gillette Castle

On a beautiful summer day overlooking a scenic stretch of the Connecticut River from the viewpoint of Gillette Castle, the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC)…

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General Assembly Official Citation

Governor and General Assembly Recognize Commission’s 50th Anniversary

On May 2, 1973, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a historic land use bill entitled,”An Act Concerning the Preservation of the Lower Connecticut River” to…

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Connecticut Capitol Building

Lights Out Bill

Gov. Ned Lamont signed into law Public Act 23-143 intended to mitigate light pollution’s harmful effect. The “Lights Out” bill, as it was termed, specifies…

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