Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Connecticut Greenways Council are soliciting nominations for official state greenway designations. For nomination form and information, visit www.ct.gov/deep/greenways. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Know any good greenways? | News from southeastern Connecticut.
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Shelton’s “Blue-Blazed Trail” just officially got six miles longer. A vote by the Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) officially restores the Paugussett Trail from Indian Well State Park south through the Shelton Lakes area to Buddington Road, and increases the total length of the trail to about 15 miles, said Teresa Gallagher, a Shelton
Design work will start soon to fill a 9-mile gap in Plainville in the Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway, which will eventually run from New Haven to Northampton, Mass. For more on this story, visit: Planning Underway To Close Greenway Gaps In Plainville – Courant.com.
The Board of Aldermen will consider whether to spend almost $1.1 million in grant and surplus money to try to extend the greenway downtown. For more on this story, visit: Waterbury to mull $1.1M downtown greenway link Republican American.
Conceptual plans to create a scenic greenway trail along the Naugatuck River were unveiled during this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting. Economic Development Director Fred A. Messore has been working with the Cheshire-based firm of Milone & MacBroom, one of the largest firms in the Northeast specializing in civil engineering, planning, landscape architecture and land
The Naugatuck Department of Public Works will host a brief ceremony Friday to formally open the first phase of the Naugatuck Greenway.
On Thursday, Trumbull’s Conservation Commission will get a preview from Jamie Bratt, the town’s planning and zoning administrator, of how the town envisions adding another 4.1 miles to the Pequonnock River Trail with a link from Taits Mill Road in Trumbull Center to Beardsley Park in Bridgeport, to create synergies between neighborhoods and the shopping
It’s an added attraction for the 2 million runners, bikers, and beach-goers who visit Hammonasset each year. “Trails have become an incredibly important resource for Connecticut,” said Susan Whalen, CT DEEP. “They allow all kinds of citizens of all kinds of abilities to get out and enjoy the outdoors.” And this section of the Shoreline
You can buy a T-shirt in London that says “Mind The Gap,” the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says “Close the Gap,” a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle riders. The greenway is an 84-mile multi-use trail that runs from
Get ready to finish that stroll or bike along the Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway Trail rather than having to stop at the gated tunnels below Whitney Avenue.
Bicyclists hit the trails on a recent Saturday morning, hoping to raise awareness about the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. The ride covered fifty-six miles of trail and was organized by DEEP Commissioner Dan Esty.
Local conservationists joined with state leaders on Friday to welcome the addition of the Yantic River Greenway to a network of nearly 70 trails that criss-cross Connecticut. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.
The town of Seymour will bring an award-winning consulting firm onboard to develop plans for a greenway trail and linear park along the Naugatuck River. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.
More than 14 miles along the banks of the Yantic River from Lebanon to Bozrah to Franklin to Norwich will officially be designated as the state’s newest greenway at ceremonies later this month. “This helps put the resource on the map,” James Vincent, vice president of the Norwich Community Development Corp., said Wednesday, after learning
THOMASTON — During a Board of Selectmen meeting on Tuesday, March 19, former selectman Maura Martin gave an update on the Thomaston Greenway progress. The Thomaston Greenway Committee has been meeting as part of the Council of Governments’ greater “green project,” the Naugatuck River Greenway. The plans for this Greenway will follow the Naugatuck River,
Darien will become a stop on a 2,900-mile trail from Maine to Florida as part of the East Coast Greenway.
… There has been a lot of “behind-the-scenes” planning over the past few years, including an application for a grant to improve a 2.7-mile section of the line from Depot Hill Road on the Portland/East Hampton border west to an area close to where the line once crossed Route 17. Although the town didn’t receive
State Department of Transportation proposing $11.4 million trail extension When completed, eastern Connecticut will be relatively gapless, part of the state’s 198-mile portion of the East Coast Greenway, a combination of off-road and on-road paths snaking from Maine to Florida. Do you like this post? Please visit the “How to Support Us” page and make
The Connecticut DEEP announced that the state is awarding grant money to support the development of a section of The Shoreline Greenway Trail in Madison, a CT Designated Greenway. The Shoreline Greenway Trail is planned to take users along Connecticut’s coast from Hammonasset State Park in Madison 25 miles to Lighthouse Point on New Haven Harbor.
After a two year lull the Waterbury Greenway project re-emerged into the public spotlight during the Waterbury On Wheels event on the Green September 23rd. For more on this story, visit: Phase One Of Waterbury Greenway Expected To Open In 2015 In City’s South End | Issues. People. Events..