Posts Tagged ‘ Shetucket ’

Last Green Valley seeks ideas for workshop series

Jun 25th, 2012 | By

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) has published a “Request for Proposals to Develop a Workshop Series for Municipal Officials” as part of the TLGV Sustainable Communities Program. The Last Green Valley is the member-supported, non-profit organization working locally to preserve the irreplaceable land, water, and cultural resources of the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley

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Governor’s Greenways Council Presents 13th Annual Greenways Awards

Jun 3rd, 2012 | By

The Governor’s Greenways Council has commended six individuals that have made significant contributions to the promotion, development and enhancement of Greenways – linear open space in Connecticut – and designated five new greenways at a ceremony at the Firehouse on the Steele Brook Greenway in Watertown.

“Connecticut’s countryside is made up of thousands of miles of recreational trails and river corridors,” said DEEP Deputy Commissioner Susan Frechette. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.

State biologist sees river-rich Norwich as unique

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By

The city’s rivers and a growing effort to restore historical fish species to inner waterways could turn Norwich into a major attraction for sport fishermen and eco-tourists who come to watch eagles, osprey, seals and other wildlife drawn here by healthy fish populations, a state fisheries biologist told the City Council Monday. For more on

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Walktober can help one discover The Last Green Valley

Sep 27th, 2010 | By

The Norwich Bulletin reports that ‘Walktober’ turns 20 this year, and that there are 100 walks, tours, hikes and paddles throughout the northeastern Connecticut corridor called The Last Green Valley.

Invasive vine creeps its way onto Shetucket River’s bank

Sep 24th, 2010 | By

Environmental officials are concerned the discovery last month of an invasive vine capable of growing six inches a day in the Shetucket River in Sprague.