Posts Tagged ‘ Granby ’

National Park Service study on Lower Farmington River, Salmon Brook study released

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

The National Park Service has released the Study Report and Environmental Assessment for the proposal to designate the lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook in Connecticut as National Wild and Scenic Rivers. The report is available on the National Park Service Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) website at: The public is encouraged to

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Spoonville Dam in East Granby makes way for the fish

Jul 14th, 2012 | By

EAST GRANBY — Crews are tearing away the Spoonville Dam, built in 1899 at the lower end of the Tariffville Gorge and broken into pieces by the 1955 flood, so American shad and other migratory fish can find their way upriver to spawn. The $706,000 demolition project is expected to be done by early August,

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Granby Oak Suffers Significant Damage in Snow Storm

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By

The Dewey-Granby Oak has survived over four centuries of trials and tribulations, from the expansion of this country’s early settlers to a young couple in 1997 trying to purchase the lot on which it’s located to build a house to being struck by a truck just last year.

Granby, Simsbury land, watershed preserved; Farmington River gets water quality monitoring

Jan 11th, 2011 | By

A 38-acre mountaintop wilderness and a 73-acre forest will be preserved thanks, in part, to two grants from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. A third grant will improve water quality monitoring in towns along the lower Farmington River.