Posts Tagged ‘ Connecticut River ’

DEP Reports Didymo Discovered in the West Branch Farmington River

Apr 2nd, 2011 | By

The Connecticut DEP has announced that the highly invasive freshwater alga, Didymosphenia geminata, known as “didymo,” has been discovered in the West Branch Farmington River, a very popular trout stream in northwestern Connecticut.

River water quality improvement projects sought

Feb 19th, 2011 | By

Nonprofits, municipalities and schools in the Connecticut River watershed in Connecicut and Massachusetts are invited to submit applications for grants to fund projects that will result in improved river water quality, ecosystem health, public awareness or recreational access to the river.

Mt. Tom coal-burning plant of Holyoke agrees to pay EPA fine

Feb 4th, 2011 | By

The owner of the Mt. Tom coal plant in Holyoke has agreed to pay $40,814 as a settlement for violating federal clean water laws during discharges of dirty water into the Connecticut River.

River bank stabilization and erosion battle plan would come with $1.64M price tag

Dec 14th, 2010 | By

A conceptual plan presented to Middletown city council members Thursday calls for river bank stabilization, erosion protection and the reparation of wells.

Volunteers to Clean Up the Connecticut River Saturday, Oct. 16

Oct 14th, 2010 | By

Volunteers are preparing for the Connecticut River Watershed Council’s 14th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup Saturday Oct. 16.

Environmentalist Terry Blunt dies at 69, protector of special places

Oct 5th, 2010 | By

Terry A. Blunt, a West Hatfield resident who worked for decades to protect lands in the Connecticut River Valley from development, died Saturday at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.

Living Along the River – a staged concert of River Songs Nov. 7

Sep 10th, 2010 | By

Come celebrate our Connecticut River with the finest musicians and songwriters in the Connecticut River Valley at this benefit for the Connecticut River Watershed Council. via Connecticut River Watershed Council News » Living Along the River – a staged concert of River Songs at the Academy of Music, Sunday, November 7, 2010, 2 pm..

Connecticut River Shad Vanishing

Aug 14th, 2010 | By

Please help sustain the American shad population and its fishery by supporting initiatives for a spring striped bass commercial fishing season on the Connecticut River and continuing efforts to keep our long tidal river clean. And, please, enjoy a delicious dish of shad next spring. Mark Twain would, if he could. via Connecticut River Shad

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