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Connecticut DEEP, Avalonia Land Conservancy Acquire Coastal Property in Stonington

Jul 26th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut DEEP and the Avalonia Land Conservancy today announced that they have jointly acquired a 16-acre parcel of coastal grassland on Wequetequock Cove in the Town of Stonington, CT. The acquisition expands what is now a 2.4-mile corridor of contiguous protected open space extending from the Pawcatuck River on the Rhode Island border to Wequetequock Cove adjacent to the State of Connecticut’s Barn Island Wildlife Management Area, Connecticut’s largest and most ecologically significant coastal wildlife management area.