Posts Tagged ‘ Mianus River ’

Chinese Mitten Crab found in Connecticut waters

Aug 3rd, 2012 | By

The DEEP and Connecticut Sea Grant today confirmed that a juvenile Chinese mitten crab has been found in Connecticut waters. In late June, the crab was collected from the Mianus Pond fishway on the Mianus River in Greenwich by Joe Cassone, Conservation Assistant for the Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission. The crab was first delivered to DEEP’s Marine Headquarters in Old Lyme, and following examination by DEEP and CT Sea Grant biologists, sent to the Marine Invasion Research Lab of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center for a confirmation of the initial identification.



Friends of Mianus River Park Work to Prevent Erosion

Mar 1st, 2012 | By

Throughout the year, the thousands of locals that traverse the eight-plus miles of trails that wind along the Mianus River and the park that surrounds it also contribute to river erosion, a major environmental concern. The park is primarily maintained by the Friends of the Mianus River Park, an organization that was recently certified as

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