Protecting Your Winter Garden

By Gemma Alexander It’s been a record-breaking year for weather-related disasters, with extreme heat waves threatening human health, wildlife, and our gardens. But even if your garden survived the summer, you can’t get complacent. Winter is usually the most challenging season for garden survival. Climate change is making severe storms and extreme low temperatures more common. Whether you have […]

Climate, Coffee, and Conversation

Join Stratford state lawmakers Thursday, November 30th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Stratford Public Library Join the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters for a conversation on climate and environmental issues with lawmakers and community leaders. On Thursday, November 30th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Stratford Public Library, you will have the opportunity to chat with Representative Joe […]

Bruce Brook Watershed Based Plan

Informational Meeting November 2nd at 6:00 P.M. Edison Elementary School 115 Boston Terrace, Bridgeport Information Provided by: Kelly F. Kerrigan Environmental Conservation Superintendent Town of Stratford Town of Stratford: Bruce Brook Watershed Based Plan Bruce Brook Watershed Based Plan What is a Watershed Based Plan (WBP)? A Watershed Based Plan (WBP) is a watershed management […]

Climate Change and Pollinators

By Kelly Bills Executive Director Pollinator Partnership Pollinators need you. You need pollinators.  Without the actions of pollinators, agricultural economies, our food supply, and surrounding landscapes would collapse. Birds, bats, bees, butterflies, beetles, and other small mammals that pollinate plants are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food. They also […]

Remington Woods Future (Lake Success Business Park)

Public Presentation on Site on Tuesday, October 3rd By Tom Stilley Remediation Group Leader Corteva Remediation Group Vice President – Sporting Goods Properties Inc. Tom Stilley, the Corteva Remediation Group Leader for Remington Woods (aka Lake Success Business Park), has managed the remediation program since its inception. Corteva is the combining of the agricultural businesses […]

Remington Property

Public Meeting on Lake Success (aka Remington Woods) Tuesday, October 3rd Lake Success Site 615 Asylum Street, Bridgeport Thomas E. Stilley, PE Remediation Group Leader, Corteva Remediation Group (CRG) Sporting Goods Properties Inc. VP- Environmental Affairs There will be a public meeting at the former Remington Arms site in Bridgeport/Stratford on Tuesday, October 3rd.  Lake […]

Lordship Field Guide

Field Guide to the Lordship Bluffs nature trails! Guide to Identification of Plants Native to the Lordship Bluff Nature Trails Enhance your walks on the paths at The Bluffs and Russian Beach by learning about what you’ll see … By the Environmental Committee of the Lordship Improvement Association To view the guide go to: […]

Destructive Insect: Spotted Lanternfly

Lanternfly Spotted in Lordship Christine Griffin, Chair of the Lordship Improvement Association’s (LIA) Environmental Committee “The Spotted Lanternfly – a highly invasive insect, killing any plant it devours, was found in Lordship. If you find any, kill them by stepping or squishing. If traveling by car, please check your windshield, especially the wiper area, as […]

Saving Shorebirds and Seabirds

Conservation in Connecticut Shorebirds and Seabirds On The Decline By Barbara Heimlich Editor Source: Audubon Connecticut; State of Connecticut One of the state’s most vulnerable endangered bird species is the Least tern.  Come October, law enforcement officers will be able to issue infractions to dog owners whose unleased dogs destroy nests of endangered shorebirds and […]

Water Treatment Facility Protection

Stratford Builds Resiliency Global warming is changing our planet – floods and fires are becoming daily occurrences. Stratford is embarking on an essential adaptation: protecting our sanitation system, making sure that we don’t flood the Housatonic River with our unfiltered waste. In 2016, under the leadership of Mayor John Harkins, a comprehensive Coastal Community Resilience […]