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Snapping Turtles

(Courtesy Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

New Hunting Regulations Approved

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The trapping of snapping turtles in Connecticut will now be regulated. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Wednesday that new rules have been approved to protect the turtles from […]

08/28/2013

Snapping turtle (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Conn. Drafts Regulations to Protect Snapping Turtle

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut environmental officials are proposing regulations to protect the state’s population of snapping turtles. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection wants to limit the trapping of the turtles to a […]

07/22/2013