High Risk of Forest Fires Today, Despite Weekend RainState officials are warning of a very high forest fire risk today.
Ray Dunaway: Save Money and Reduce Trash Program In West HartfordRobert Klee, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), will talk about the SMART (Save Money and Reduce Trash) trash reduction program, which could be coming to West Hartford.
Holiday Gifts Available At Connecticut DEEP StoreBooks, state park passes and fishing licenses are some of the possible holiday gifts shoppers will be able to buy online from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Funds Available To Boost Fishing Among HispanicsConnecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is providing $15,000 in matching grants to organizations that want to help boost interest in recreational fishing within the Hispanic community.
DEEP Urges Boaters To Stop Spread Of Invasive Plant
DEEP Seeking Deer Heads For Disease TestingThe state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Wildlife Division is asking Connecticut hunters to provide them with deer heads to test for a relatively new disease.
Connecticut Boaters To Be Educated About Invasive SpeciesConnecticut boaters and others are being encouraged to help prevent the spread of invasive plants and animals.
Connecticut Closing Campgrounds Due To Budget CutsThree Connecticut campgrounds — Devil’s Hopyard in East Haddam, Salt Rock in Baltic, and Greens Falls in Voluntown — will be closed after July 4.
State Officials Investigate Killing Of Black BearState environmental officials are seeking the public's help in identifying the killer of an adult male black bear in Roxbury.
Bear Tranquilized And RelocatedThe animal created a potentially dangerous situation being so close to a highway
State Reports Increased Bear Attacks On Beehives, LivestockState officials say Connecticut has seen an increasing number of bear attacks on livestock and beehives.
Bear Killed On InterstateConnecticut State Police say a black bear was killed after it was struck along Interstate 84 in Southington.