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.
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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..
Last night the Board of Aldermen approved the contract between the City of Waterbury and the Greenway Design Consultant RBA. The contract is now on it way to Mayor Neil O’Leary’s desk, and as soon as he signs it, RBA can begin was is expected to be a year-long design the design. For more on
When you’re biking 360 miles through unfamiliar towns and cities, it’s important to know where you are. Dozens of cyclists stopped off at Water Street Park Friday afternoon, taking a break from their ride from Maine to Hartford, a span they covered along the East Coast Greenway. The Greenway, a 2,900-mile section of bike-friendly trails,
MERIDEN — The Quinnipiac River Gorge trail off of Oregon Road has been designated a Connecticut Greenway by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. via Meriden’s Linear Trail named CT Greenway – MyRecordJournal.com: Meriden News – Myrecordjournal.com.
The city and local organizations will host an event to celebrate the Quinnipiac River Gorge Trail being designated a Connecticut Greenway. via Meriden celebrates linear trail designation as greenway – MyRecordJournal.com: Meriden News – Myrecordjournal.com.
The Lyme Land Conservation Trust announced at noon today, July 4, the acquisition of a new 46-acre woodland preserve on Gungy Road.
Rick Green of The Hartford Courant first spoke with William O’Neill over the phone a decade ago when he interviewed him for a story about closing the gaps in Manchester in the Charter Oak Greenway, a multiuse trail running in bits and pieces from the banks of the Connecticut River in East Hartford to Bolton
The two-mile addition expands the walking/biking/running trail from Gardner Street to Porter Street.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the southern end of the popular Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail has been reopened because the bald eagle nest there has failed due to undetermined causes. “It is unfortunate news that the bald eagles that attempted to nest along the trail were not
Merritt Parkway Trail workshop raises hopes and concerns for 40-mile trail from NY to Stratford (update)Apr 19th, 2012 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news
A public workshop on the Merritt Parkway Multi-Use Trail Feasability Study that took place at Osborn Elementary School in Fairfield Tuesday night was aimed at uncovering concerns and opportunities and suggestions the Connecticut Department of Transportation could consider implementing if the trail ever comes to fruition. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story from Environmental Headlines.
A critical passenger railroad right-of-way corridor is under attack by rails to trails advocates. Their plan would eliminate the possibility of direct passenger rail service between New London and Hartford. If revived as a passenger rail corridor, this could be one of the most spectacular scenic train rides in New England.
Area residents who recently participated in the state Department of Transportation’s first public workshop seeking feedback on a possible 37.5-mile recreational trail alongside the Merritt Parkway said they have mixed feelings about the idea. For more on this story, visit: Feedback mixed on proposed recreational trail along Merritt Parkway | The Hour. For more info