Posts Tagged ‘ hunting ’

Lawmakers review deer hunt bill

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By

The General Assembly is again considering a bill to allow Sunday bow hunting on private lands to reduce the state’s deer population, especially in southwestern Connecticut. The Environment Committee on Friday approved a bill that would allow the hunting in areas designated as overpopulated deer zones, where there are more than 23 deer per square

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General Firearms Deer Season Begins November 20

Nov 19th, 2013 | By

DEEP Reminds Outdoor Enthusiasts to Be Safe Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today issued a safety reminder for outdoor enthusiasts as a variety of hunting seasons are currently underway – most notably the opening of the fall firearms deer season which begins on Wednesday, November 20. Specific deer hunting season information is

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State Quietly Laying Plans For a Bear-Hunt Lottery

Jan 11th, 2012 | By

Connecticut wildlife officials have quietly drafted plans for a bear-hunt lottery — a way of deciding who gets to kill a limited number of the animals — and the plan is being reviewed this week by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office. The Hartford Courant reports. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.

Migratory Bird Hunting Season Dates Set

Aug 25th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut DEEP has announced the dates for the 2011-2012 migratory bird hunting seasons, which include seasons for hunting ducks, geese, woodcock, snipe, and rails. Specific details on season dates, bag limits, regulations, and other reminders are published in the 2011-2012 Migratory Bird Hunting Guide, which will be available from DEEP and town clerk offices by early September. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.

Excess deer population has its costs

Aug 24th, 2010 | By

The region’s overpopulation of deer cost Fairfield County towns more than $170 million a year in health care costs from tick-borne Lyme disease, car repairs and landscaping, according to a groundbreaking report bound to spark further debate on the issue of suburban hunting. via Excess deer population has its costs – Connecticut Post.