New England National Scenic Trail (Courtesy newenglandnts.org)

New England National Scenic Trail Complete

Hikers and environmentalists are celebrating the completion of a 220-mile route known as the New England National Scenic Trail.


Daniel Esty (Courtesy DEEP)

Environmental Groups Criticize DEEP Commissioner

Environmental activists and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s top environmental official are having a falling-out.


Earth Day Events

Top Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Connecticut

Celebrate Earth Day this year with any of these great options.


Fishing vessels (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Commerce Department Declares New England Fishery Disaster

The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for struggling fishermen and their ports.


Earth Day music

5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.


Haddam Residents Pleased With Failed Land Swap

Haddam residents who fought a land exchange between Connecticut and developers cheered Wednesday the decision by developers not to pursue a swap with the state for riverfront property set aside for conservation.



CT Eco Report: Little Change

Indicators for air quality, water quality, and land conservation efforts were mostly the same as the year before.



DEP Warns Against Releasing Pet Turtles

The Department of Environmental Protection is warning people who buy turtles as pets not to release them into the wild.


State Seeks Greenway Parcels

Connecticut officials are looking for parcels of undeveloped land for possible designation as official state greenways.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/19/2011

Greenpeace Bport protest 2 17 11 courtesy Greenpeace site

Greenpeace Members Arrested in Bridgeport

Bridgeport police say seven people who identified themselves as Greenpeace members are charged with trespassing at a coal-fired power plant.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/17/2011