August 16, 2018

February 23, 2018

  I'd like to talk about two people I've known. Not that I knew them better than anyone else did, for that is not true. But I knew them a little. They were both transplanted New Yorkers, both had second homes in Torrington, and both have passed on. Despite the reputati...

August 2, 2017

Gypsy moths are one of the most destructive pests of hardwood trees in the eastern United States. Gypsy moth caterpillars eat the leaves of more than 500 species of plants.

Gypsy moths have been with Nutmeggers for a while. The pest was first detected in Stonington in 1...

August 2, 2017

State of Connecticut Natural Heritage, Open Space and Land Acquisition Review Board Celebrates the Release of "The 2016-2020 Green Plan" Connecticut's Comprehensive Open Space Acquisition Plan

Hammonasset State Park, Madison, CT (Credit: Natural Heritage, Open...

March 22, 2017

Nature Conservancy, Connecticut Fund for the Environment and partners highlight the need for protection of our natural resources on World Water Day.

Eight organizations from across Connecticut are coming together to celebrate water on United Nations World Water Day, Mar...

Frank Gallo, associate director of our Coastal Center at Milford Point and among the top birders in the state, came across an unusual-looking hawk while he was surveying for the Oxford Christmas Bird Count several years ago. Its features and behavior appeared to be a p...

April 7, 1997

It is not hot news that Connecticut's farmlands and woodlots have for some time been disappearing and the land is being put to other uses.

However, there is still considerable acreage uncorrupted by development in the state. In Litchfield County, much of this natural la...

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