Posts Tagged ‘ Guilford ’

Corps of Engineers awards contract for maintenance dredging of Guilford Harbour

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

Maintenance dredging of a portion of Guilford Harbor in Guilford, Connecticut, will be completed under the terms of a US$2,242,197.50 contract recently awarded by the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC, of Madison, Conn. Dredging is scheduled to start on or about November

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Positive comments at Guilford Public Hearing!

Aug 24th, 2014 | By

Good News in Guilford! Public comments about our first proposed Shoreline Greenway Trail section in Guilford were very positive from many of c. 50 folks attending the Public Hearing last Wednesday, August 13. Thank you to everyone who answered the call!



Corps of Engineers proposes dredging Guilford Harbour Federal navigation project

Jun 6th, 2014 | By

The US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to dredge the Guilford Harbour Federal navigation project in Guilford, Conn. Guilford Harbour is located in New Haven County within Long Island Sound.



Guilford Land Conservation Trust Pays It Off

May 5th, 2014 | By
A Guilford Land Conservation Trust sign on a tree. (photo: cjzurcher, Environmental Headlines)

The end of March marked a significant occasion for the Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT): The group made its final, $100,000 payment on the 17-acre parcel of land located in the center of Westwoods.



Guilford takes the long view on climate change

Nov 8th, 2013 | By

In response to flooding during super storm Sandy, the town has drawn up a long-range plan that prepares for what climate change and rising sea levels might bring.



Guilford Land Conservation Trust Acquires Key Property in Westwoods

Aug 14th, 2012 | By

The Guilford Land Conservation Trust has purchased 17 acres of woodlands in the geographic center of Westwoods from a private landowner, moving the group a step closer to fully protecting the land on which the public Westwoods trails run.

“This is a key property, and it has been a high priority of ours for many years,” said Sarah Williams, GLCT President. “It is, quite literally, at the center of Westwoods. Several trails cross over it, including the popular White Circle trail, and preserving it will ensure that the Westwoods forest will not be fragmented at its core.”



Guilford Land Trust Receives 17 Acre Land Donation

Jan 10th, 2012 | By

A North Branford man has donated to the Guilford Land Conservation Trust 17 acres that include part of the headwaters of the Branford River. Dan Troiano made the gift to the land trust on December 29, 2011. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Guilford Land Trust Receives 17 Acre Land Donation |

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our Connecticut Municipalities Partner With Covanta Energy for Sustainable Waste Management Services

Dec 31st, 2011 | By

Newington, East Hartford, Guilford and Madison have all signed contracts for services that will include sustainable waste disposal, recycling and composting.



Bringing public water to Guilford’s coastal neighborhoods will be costly

Dec 20th, 2011 | By

GUILFORD — Residents of three coastal neighborhoods learned Monday that piping public water to their properties could cost the 287 households more than $10,000 each. The news raised a heap of questions about the proposal. If the project comes to fruition, all home and property owners in Tuttles Point, Indian Cove and Mulberry Point would

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Prospect of hunting on Guilford’s East River Preserve draws fire (video)

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By

While many aspects of the East River Preserve plan drew few questions and comments at a public hearing Wednesday, a proposal to allow hunting on the 583-acre tract elicited numerous emotional responses from the crowd. Some said the sport should be banned on the land, saying it isn’t safe, and that officials didn’t inform the

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Concerns Arise Over Towns Plans for Climate Change | TheDay.com

Nov 14th, 2011 | By

Concerns over the town’s preparations for the effects of climate change on the shoreline have been voiced recently at Guilford selectmen meetings, but board members say that they are making progress. In February 2007, the Board of Selectmen passed a resolution stating that the town should recognize climate change as an issue that should be

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Guilford land trust honors open space advocate

Dec 14th, 2010 | By

Guilford resident Carolie Evans was hailed as the “matriarch of open space” and is being honored with a land endowment that was recently launched in her name.



Tests will determine feasibility of public water in Guilford neighborhoods

Nov 16th, 2010 | By

Tests of rock ledges in three coastal neighborhoods will begin this week and go through the rest of the month as part of a study addressing the feasibility of piping in public water. Areas of Tuttles Point, Mulberry Point and Indian Cove will be drilled to determine if rock can be blasted, dug or bored

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2 American Avocets, rare Connecticut wanderers, spotted in Guilford

Aug 25th, 2010 | By

Joan and Jim Clifford of Southbury sent us the following photographs of two American Avocets they spotted in Guilford on Aug. 17, 2010. I first saw the images on Greg Hanisek’s blog on the Waterbury Republican-American website and left a comment that I would love to share the photos with readers of CT Environmental Headlines.

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Branford, Guilford won’t share trail funds

Aug 24th, 2010 | By

The Shoreline Greenway Trail creators have run into a few speed bumps in creating a multi-town nature trail, and the road to completion may be getting a bit bumpier. Guilford First Selectman Joseph Mazza and Branford First Selectman Anthony “Unk” DaRos said Tuesday they will keep their portions of grant money for the trail, though

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Guilford OKs rules on wind turbines

Aug 24th, 2010 | By

GUILFORD — A revised proposal for residential wind turbines breezed through the final steps of the Planning and Zoning Commission’s approval process at Wednesday night’s meeting. Members unanimously approved the ordinance, which will allow residents to erect wind energy systems up to 120 feet tall in their yards. via Guilford OKs rules on wind turbines

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