Gina McCarthy, President Obama (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Former CT Commissioner’s Nomination To Head EPA Blocked By GOP Boycott

Senate Republicans have boycotted a scheduled committee vote on the former Connecticut Commissioner of Environmental Protection to head the Environmental Protection Agency.


Gina McCarthy, President Obama (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Connecticut DEP Commissioner To Head Federal EPA

Former Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection commissioner Gina McCarthy has been chosen by President Obama to become the next administrator for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, replacing Lisa Jackson.


(Courtesy Connecticut State Police)

Necropsy To Be Performed Mountain Lion Killed In Milford

Wildlife experts are hoping that a necropsy on a mountain lion will help unravel the mystery of how the big cat ended up roaming the suburbs of Connecticut.


catfish getty images Darren McCollester

DEP Stocking Catfish Tuesday

Connecticut’s Department of Environmental Protection plans to put 15,000 channel catfish into 11 state lakes and ponds, including some in urban areas.


Michael Holdridge (Courtesy DEP)

Fishing Report Number 6

The Department of Environmental Protection has issued its sixth weekly report of the fishing season.


(Courtesy DEP)

DEP Fishing Report, Week Of May 19

DEP’s spring trout stockings wrap up next week, with a total of 638,000 brook, brown, rainbow and tiger trout stocked since early March.See the full DEP Fishing Report


Emerald Ash Borer (Connecticut DEP photo)

Fighting The Emerald Ash Borer

Connecticut officials are unveiling a new weapon in the fight against an invasive bug that targets ash trees.


Photo courtesy Department of Environmental Protection

Fishing Report For Week Of May 12

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has issued its weekly fishing report for the week of May 12, 2011.


Courtesy DEEP

Catch A Fish, Win Over $2 Million

The DEP has announced a fishing contest with the possibility of someone winning over $2 million.


Windsor Locks Canal Trail State Park (DEP Photo)

Portion Of State Park Closed To Protect Eagles

A portion of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park is closed until July 1 to protect a pair of nesting bald eagles.