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“Trophy” size brown trout. Photo from state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

DEEP Begins Fall Trout Stocking

Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced that its 2013 autumn trout stockings have begun. From now through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 29,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout […]

09/21/2013

(WTIC Photo)

Early Fall Foliage? No, Most Likely Storm-Damaged Limbs

There have been some reports of what appears to be early fall foliage this year… but State Forester Chris Martin explained for WTIC’s Ray Dunaway what’s actually going on.

09/11/2013

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Some Areas Of Pachaug State Forest Being Reopened

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reopening most areas of the Pachaug State Forest that were closed last month after human-biting mosquitoes there tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

09/10/2013

(Courtesy Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

Man Arrested in Alleged State Park Poisoning Threat

A Madison man has been arrested after allegedly  threatening to poison the waters at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection employees  began receiving  emails  of a threatening  nature Tuesday […]

08/27/2013

Pachaug State Forest (Courtesy DEEP website)

More Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Found; Campgrounds Closed

Parts of the Pachaug State Forest will be closed by DEEP after more mosquitoes carrying the EEE virus were found there.

08/27/2013

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I-D For Man Found In River

The state Department of Energy and Environmental has released the name of a man found Sunday in the Coginchaug River in Middlefield. He has been identified as 41-year-old Tomasz Skoczylas of Bristol. It was around […]

08/05/2013

Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman speaks at a ceremony at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill honoring the 100th anniversary of the state parks. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Anniversary Ceremony Brings Warning For Future of State Parks

At a ceremony celebrating the one-hundredth anniversary of the first purchase of land for a state park, there was a warning about the future of Connecticut’s park system.

08/02/2013

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Weekly Fishing Report

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued its weekly fishing report for the period starting July 25.

07/26/2013

(Courtesy Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

Man Found Dead in Park

Department of  Energy and Environmental Protection EnCon  Police are investigating the death of a 25 year old man in Talcott Mountain State Park in Simsbury. Police were notified about  4 pm  Saturday afternoon about a […]

07/21/2013

(Courtesy DEEP)

Weekly Fishing Report

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued the weekly fishing report for the week of July 11

07/12/2013

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