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Nature Explorer: Wildflower Walk

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May 7 Nature Explorer: Wildflower Walk Saturday, 1:00pm Join Sam Saulys, an avid and expert botanist, as she walks on the Van Wie Preserve to see and identify spring wildflowers. Meet at the trailhead at 87 Red Hill Rd. Expect moderate terrain, with sloping trails and inclines, and rocky underfooting. Bring water. Walking sticks welcome. […]

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Nature Explorer: Spring Bird Walks

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May 7 & May 8 Nature Explorer: Spring Bird Walks Saturday & Sunday, 8:30am Chris Woerner leads our annual bird walks along the Trolley Trail and into the Vedder property. Come to one OR both! Meet in Stony Creek at the far end of West Point Rd., across from the Willoughby Wallace Library. Expect moderate […]

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CT Council on Environmental Quality Annual Report

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The Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality recently released its 2015 annual report on the state of the Connecticut environment. The CEQ is an independent nine-member board that assesses Connecticut’s environmental condition, advises state agencies on the environmental impacts of proposed construction projects, and investigates complaints of environmental law violations. The CEQ also makes recommendations for […]

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April 26: Branford Supply Ponds Fish Report

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The alewife run is continuing with 170 fish counted last week, bring the year-to-date total to 416, almost exactly the same number as last year at this time. Alewife numbers are somewhat low statewide. DEEP suggests that even though river temperatures are warming, water levels remain low, discouraging fish migration. This does not seem to […]

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April 20: Branford Supply Ponds Fish Report

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The alewives are continuing to climb the fishway, with 30 more fish counted last week! This keeps on a par with last year’s count, but still well behind that of 2014. Branford is not unusual, and alewife numbers around the state are still pretty low. Water temperatures remain rather low for this time of year, and […]

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