The 2019 legislative session begins tomorrow. There are new faces and exciting ideas flooding Hartford, and we are looking forward to working with our new governor and legislators to create an environmental revolution this year! Throughout session, we will be asking you to activate your voice for environmental change. We’ll give you contact info and […]
What goes on the ground goes into the Sound…the Friends of Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve take this adage to heart. The Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve (OHNP), established in 2007, protects almost 500 acres of pristine coastal forest for passive recreation, habitat for wildlife, and coveted open space surrounded by urban development. The undeveloped coastal forest […]
We are gearing up for the upcoming legislative session to ensure protections for our land, air, and water. Click here to view the entire agenda. A sneak peak: CONSERVE PUBLIC LANDS Protecting Connecticut’s mountain landscapes, wetlands, forests that filter your drinking water, and the special coastal places that surround Long Island Sound keep your air […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2018 Contact: Laura McMillan, CT Fund for the Environment 203-787-0646 x137 / 540-292-8429 Oswegatchie Hills advocates join East Lyme in appealing sewer decision East Lyme, Conn. – Leaders of the Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition are joining the Town of East Lyme in asking the Connecticut Supreme Court […]
The long-fought battle to protect and preserve the remaining acres of the Oswegatchie Hills coastal forest in Southeastern Connecticut continues. These iconic lands hold snapshots of our history, as well as scenic terrain and increasingly rare native habitats. Ridgetop forests such as the Oswegatchie Hills in East Lyme are some of the last remaining […]
Where does our water come from, and where does it go? Our Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition collaborates with Children’s Museum of Southeastern CT to explain how we can protect our land and water resources.
Fred Grimsey, one of the driving forces behind our Save Oswegatchie Hills Coalition, has been named Environmental Champion by Aquarion Water Company for his tireless efforts to protect and clean up the Niantic River and Bay. Grimsey, a passionate environmentalist, founded Save the River-Save the Hills (STR-STH), a grassroots environmental non-profit organization that advocates to […]
Ledge outcroppings such as these in Oswegatchie Hills Nature Preserve are some of the last terrains where Pitch Pine and Scrub Oak can survive.