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(Courtesy CFPA, Connectcut Forest and Park Association)

40 Acres In Bloomfield Donated To State

The state of Connecticut has received a gift of about 40 acres of land in Bloomfield.

04/21/2015

Five rabbits were found at the Linear Trail in Wallingford. Photo courtesy of Wallingford Animal Control.

More Pet Rabbits Abandoned In Wallingford

Wallingford animal control officials are trying to trace the source of domesticated rabbits found in their town on separate occasions in recent months.

04/01/2015

(Courtesy Steve Jensen/ Connecticut Departnment of Agriculture)

More Dead Goats Found Under Melted Snow At Cornwall Farm

The melting snow has revealed the frozen carcasses of more than a dozen more dead goats at a Cornwall farm whose operators have been charged with animal cruelty.

03/30/2015

Ginseng (Travis Heying.AFP/Getty Images)

Native New England Plants Fight For Survival

Much of New England’s rich native flora is fighting for survival against increasing odds, according to what conservationists call the most comprehensive accounting ever made of the region’s plant life.

03/26/2015

File photo of bats. (credit: JOHN WILSON/AFP/Getty Images)

State May Classify Five Bat Species As Endangered

A deadly fungal disease is prompting the state to recommend classifying five of Connecticut’s eight native bat species as endangered, including three that weren’t even at risk just five years ago.

03/22/2015