Posts Tagged ‘ Windsor Locks ’

Part of Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail closed for nesting eagles

Mar 29th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s Department of Energy Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the southern end of the popular Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail will be closed through June 2014 to protect a pair of nesting bald eagles. “Although bald eagle numbers are increasing in the state, the birds are still a state threatened species and need

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Conn. business owner sentenced over hazardous site

Sep 19th, 2013 | By

A former Windsor Locks business owner has been sentenced to five years in prison for leaving behind hazardous waste at his onetime work site and failing to pay his former employees for months. For more on this story, visit: Conn. business owner sentenced over hazardous site – Connecticut – Boston.com.



Spoonville Dam Removal Project to Begin Next Week

Jul 6th, 2012 | By

The removal of the historic dam at the border of Tariffville and East Granby will improve the natural habitat of the lower Farmington River.



Southern End of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail Re-opened

May 30th, 2012 | By

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced the southern end of the popular Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail has been reopened because the bald eagle nest there has failed due to undetermined causes. “It is unfortunate news that the bald eagles that attempted to nest along the trail were not

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Nesting bald eagles close southern end of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail

Apr 1st, 2011 | By

The Connecticut DEP and Ahlstrom Nonwovens LLC have announced that the southern end of the popular Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail will remain closed until July 1, 2011, to protect a pair of nesting bald eagles. If you happen to get some pictures of these birds, we’d love to post them for you and spread the beauty around a little. Thanks!



Rare Bluebird Spotted At Bradley Airport; Birders anticipate annual count

Dec 19th, 2010 | By

Birders have been flocking to Bradley International Airport since Airport Operations Manager Rollin Tebbetts spotted a Mountain bluebird there Tuesday and took these great photos.

Tebbetts said part of his job is wildlife management at the airport, which has about 2,000 acres of land. At first he thought it was an Eastern bluebird, but Paul Fusco, who works with the DEP confirmed from Tebbetts’ photos that it was indeed a Mountain bluebird.