Areas Closed To SwimmersThe state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reporting several swimming areas and beaches are off limits to bathers for the time being.
Connecticut State Parks Ready For Big WeekendThe Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says Connecticut's 109 state parks are ready for the Memorial Day weekend.
Bill Aimed At Better Protecting State Lands Clears CommitteeA proposal that would give the public greater say about transfers of state-owned land in Connecticut is moving through the General Assembly.
No Swimming At 3 State Parks
State Parks Begin Collecting Sales Tax
Connecticut State Parks Grappling With New Tax On ParkingStaff manning the gates at 25 of Connecticut's state parks might have to brush up on their math skills because the new state budget requires them to charge visitors the 6.35 percent state sales tax.
Republicans Voice Disappointment With Park Funding Bill
Travel Guide To Colorado's Great Sand DunesHead out for a vacation that will put you in the heart of America's Great Sand Dunes. During your trip you can explore the country's highest dunes, go hiking through diverse forests or splash around in local waterways.
Lawmakers Consider Opt-out Charge For Vehicle RegistrationState lawmakers are considering whether to create a $5 surcharge on motor vehicle registrations, and allow automobile owners to opt out.
Free Admission This Weekend To State Parks
Report Recommends State Parks Keep Half Their Annual Revenue A legislative report recommends that state parks keep up to half their annual revenue as the state makes its largest investment ever to improve Connecticut parks as they celebrate their centennial.
Anniversary Ceremony Brings Warning For Future of State ParksAt 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.