Posts Tagged ‘ Thames River ’

A new state park? Not as difficult as it might sound

Sep 5th, 2014 | By

The cost of launching an innovative and appealing new park and tourism destination would cost less than what falls out of the governor’s pocket on the way to and from state Bond Committee meetings. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Voila: A new state park | News from southeastern Connecticut.

Poquetanuck Cove to be target of conservation plan

Jul 31st, 2012 | By

The Eastern Connecticut Conservation District, with funding provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation as part of the Long Island Sound Study, is preparing a conservation action plan for Poquetanuck Cove, a two-mile brackish tidal cove of the Thames River in Ledyard and Preston. For more on this story, visit: The Day – Poquetanuck

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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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Sewage treatment plants send water into Thames that’s actually pretty clean

Sep 6th, 2010 | By

For most of southeastern Connecticut, every flush of the toilet, drain of the shower and final rinse of the laundry is destined for the Thames River. Between its beginnings in Norwich and its mouth in New London, the 16-mile estuary serves as the bottomless sink at the end of the plumbing systems for all or

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