Posts Tagged ‘ Madison ’

Madison’s Salt Meadow Park opens, saving rare coastal forest

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

The opening of Salt Meadow Park recently was a small victory for Audubon Connecticut Director of Bird Conservation Patrick Comins. In the early 2000s, Comins said he assisted in stopping the development of a proposed 140-unit adult housing development on the land — a rare “coastal forest.” “Our coastline is highly developed, so (coastal forests)

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Ospreys Return To Summer Home Near Neck River

Mar 29th, 2013 | By

Right on time, ospreys are returning to their nests in and around Madison. The magnificent hawks overwinter in Florida, northern coastal Mexico, and northern South America. They then return to Connecticut in late March. For more on this story, visit: Ospreys Return To Summer Home Near Neck River – Madison, CT Patch.



DEEP Awards Grant to Shoreline Greenway Trail in Madison

Nov 14th, 2012 | By

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.



DEEP Catches and Kills CT Black Bear Deemed ‘Problem Bear’

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

Two videos posted on YouTube show Bear B-1 eating while people are nearby, talking at her. For more on this story, visit: DEEP Catches and Kills CT Black Bear Deemed “Problem Bear” – Glastonbury, CT Patch.



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.



Madison residents oppose land swap with Madison Beach Hotel

Jul 7th, 2011 | By

Many residents are up in arms over a recent proposal for a land swap involving the town and the Madison Beach Hotel. Click on this environmental headline for more information on this story.



A Not-So-Common Murre | Talking Nature with Greg Hanisek

Feb 4th, 2011 | By

Tina Green, a member of Greg Hanisek’s Newington Adult Education birding class,  spotted a alcid on the water off the West Beach pavilion at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison recently. They assumed it would be a Razorbill, a very nice find, but realized the bird was not a Razorbill but a murre. via Talking

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