Volunteers came together in this family-friendly event to restore the stream bank along Whitford Brook in Mystic, CT.
In a bi-partisan, bi-state effort, the U.S. House has passed Congressman Zeldin’s bill for an impartial study of Plum Island and a halt to marketing it to developers.
The House Homeland Security Committee has unanimously approved an amended version of Congressman Lee Zeldin’s “Don’t Sell Plum Island” bill. Next step: a vote in the full House!
On Saturday, May 7, Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, hosted a celebration and volunteer event at the site of the former Hyde Pond Dam. Project leads, neighbors, about 30 volunteers joined forces to plant native vegetation along Whitford Brook where a barrier blocked water flow and fish passage for up to 350 years.
Mixed outcomes for environmental priorities mark the end of regular legislative session.
Volunteers are needed! Become a citizen scientist and be empowered to get out into your local water and see for yourself if water is safe for swimming or fish. Interested volunteers should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Communities along the Sound where water quality monitoring will be occurring this summer include Port Chester, Rye, Mamaroneck, …
There are a lot of silly laws on the books in Connecticut. One of the silliest? You’re not allowed to share solar energy with your neighbors.
It’s been quite a process but the Pond Lily restoration project has made great progress! Thank you to all our partners and volunteers that made this possible! We’re looking forward to watching Pond Lily grow into a healthy ecosystem. We’ll be celebrating this great accomplishment by doing it all over again! Join us for our Hyde …