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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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Old Saybrook Land Trust Working to Protect a Vital Tidal Wetland

The Old Saybrook Land Trust reached an agreement in August 2022 to purchase 11 acres of land on Ayers Point for $297,000. The Connecticut River…

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The salt marsh, creeks, and tidal flats

Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve (CT NERR) Designation

As of Friday, January 14, 2022, the Connecticut NERR (CT NERR) was officially designated by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), becoming the 30th such…

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Phragmites Eradicate
Laurie Rich

The Problem with Phragmites

Many of us admire the tall, tassel-topped marsh grass along our river shores, thinking it is part of the native habitat. But, most likely, we…

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