Posts Tagged ‘ moose ’

DEEP warning motorists to beware of deer, moose this fall

Sep 24th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s DEEP Wildlife Division reminds motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity, especially during early morning and evening hours. September through October is the peak of the breeding season for Connecticut’s small but expanding moose population in the northern part of the state.



Moose alert in New Britain

May 29th, 2014 | By

Motorists in the New Britain area are advised to use extra caution and be observant while driving due to the sighting of a moose this afternoon near the intersection of Route 72 and Interstate 84.



DEEP: be cautious of moose

Sep 25th, 2013 | By

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reminding residents to stay a safe distance away if you encounter a moose. DEEP officials said there have been recent moose sightings in New Milford, Farmington, and East Haddam; and while moose are usually shy, they can feel threatened when encountering people or pets and become aggressive.

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DEEP Advises Motorists to Use Caution in theThomaston Area due to Moose Sightings

Oct 2nd, 2012 | By

Motorists in the Thomaston area are advised to use extra caution and be observant while driving due to the sighting of a moose near Route 8. Moose near roadways pose a particular danger because their dark color and tall stance make them difficult to see at night and, once struck, more likely to collapse through the vehicle windshield.



DEP warning drivers of moose

Oct 25th, 2010 | By

Because fall is the breeding season for both white-tailed deer and moose, the DEP Wildlife Division is reminding motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity, especially during early morning and evening hours.



Moose Proliferation Brings Problems for Drivers, Forests

Sep 30th, 2010 | By

The two moose sightings logged in Western Connecticut last week, one of which ended in a car accident, point to a situation state officials have been highlighting for several years—these large animals are living among us and their population is growing. Over the past 17 years, moose sightings increased from an average of 4 per

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Moose Active In State, But Connecticut Climes Unfavorable

Aug 17th, 2010 | By

Busy roadways, lots of people, hot summers, and the lack of food and quality cover make life tough for a moose in Connecticut. via Moose Active In State, But Connecticut Climes Unfavorable – Courant.com.