Posts Tagged ‘ Lyme ’

Eightmile RiverFest celebrates a natural gem

Oct 14th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s rivers and streams don’t get the respect they deserve. Organizers of this weekend’s RiverFest on the Eightmile River say it’s time to savor and celebrate the “Wild and Scenic” river in our midst. The Eightmile River Watershed, which starts in Colchester, stretches through Salem, East Haddam and Lyme, and abuts East Lyme, was designated

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Lyme man is new chairman of state Nature Conservancy trustees

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

Allen Rosenshine of Lyme will serve as the new chairman of the state Nature Conservancy’s board of trustees, the conservancy announced last month. Rosenshine replaces John Levinson, who will continue on as vice chairman. Rosenshine is chairman emeritus of BBDO, a worldwide advertising agency. He spearheaded in 1986 the creation of Omnicom Group, a marketing

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Rare sturgeon found along Connecticut River in Lyme

Apr 30th, 2014 | By

The rare nearly 7-foot-long Atlantic sturgeon that weighs about 100 pounds was found Saturday near Elys Ferry Road. “It had been here a while, it started to decay…started to smell,” said eyewitness Gary Weed. This fish is labeled an endangered species by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. For more on this story,

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Friends of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge Honored; 66 Acres Added to Refuge This Year in Lyme

Dec 9th, 2013 | By

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Realty has awarded its 2013 National Land Protection Award to the Friends of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, a partnership of more than 50 local, regional and national organizations from across the river’s four-state watershed.

Coyote warning issued for pet owners in Waterford – WFSB 3 Connecticut

Oct 11th, 2013 | By

More than 100 cats have gone missing in the Waterford/East Lyme area over the last year and most have yet to be found. The Waterford animal control officer, Robert Yuchniuk, said he thinks predators are on the loose, and has kept a book of all the missing pets since 2009. Yuchniuk said he believes coyotes

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Lyme Dedicates Trails on Two New Forest Preserves

Nov 19th, 2012 | By

The Lyme Land Conservation Trust and the Town of Lyme have scheduled a unique joint opening ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 18, of their two new preserves on Gungy Road in Lyme.

Lyme Land Trust Acquires New Preserve on Gungy Rd.; completes greenway corridor

Jul 4th, 2012 | By

The Lyme Land Conservation Trust announced at noon today, July 4, the acquisition of a new 46-acre woodland preserve on Gungy Road.