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May through June is a critical period when female turtles undertake risky overland forays to reach nesting areas. During this time, they often cross roads, sometimes with fatal consequences. Be on the lookout for turtles crossing roads and give them a “brake!”

Beware of Turtles

DEEP Press Release Turtles and Roads Are a Deadly Combination Assisting them in a proper manner helps ensure survival of species Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding residents to be...


Don’t Move Firewood!

DEEP and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Remind Connecticut Campers and Vacationers To Leave Firewood at Home Purchase firewood locally to reduce the spread of the Asian Longhorned Beetle and other harmful tree and forest...

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Local Trails: Devil’s Hopyard

By guest blogger Paul Parulis Nestled amongst expansive stances of evergreen trees in East Haddam along Hopyard Rd. you will find another gem of a State Park, Devil’s Hopyard.  As you travel down Hopyard...