Posts Tagged ‘ Pomfret ’

Quinebaug River named to national network

Oct 6th, 2012 | By

This year, though, the Quinebaug has risen anew to prominence in the region. Several years ago 10 miles in Massachusetts were named part of the National Recreation Trail network, and this summer, 35 miles more of the river in Connecticut was added to the trail, including sections through Thompson, Putnam, Pomfret, Brooklyn, Killingly, Plainfield and

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Thames River Watershed conference connects community

Feb 15th, 2012 | By

The Last Green Valley hosted a State of the Watershed Conference on Feb. 3 at the Connecticut Audubon Society Lois Orswell Grassland Bird Conservation Center in Pomfret. The event drew speakers from the U.S. Geological Survey, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Eastern Connecticut Conservation

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Pomfret wins award for land protection Bulletin

Nov 11th, 2010 | By

The Windsor-based Working Lands Alliance has awarded Pomfret one of its three annual Pathfinder awards for furthering the group’s cause of farmland preservation. via Pomfret wins award for land protection – Norwich Bulletin.

Former Pomfret train station a tourist venue

Oct 11th, 2010 | By

The former Pomfret train station will re-open Saturday Oct. 9 as a pavilion and information center for hikers and bikers. The trail cuts through two Audubon nature preserves in Pomfret and a third in Hampton.