Greenwich Conservation Commission

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Conservation Advocates Raise Red Flags on Aquarion’s Effort to Divert Water from Wilton Well & Norwalk River to Greenwich

“During the drought, Greenwich dramatically reduced its daily water usage from 32 million gallons per day peak summer usage to 5 million gallons per day after an outdoor irrigation ban was implemented, indicating that the overwhelming use of water was going to outdoor uses.” – Marija Mikolajczak, Greenwich Conservation Advocates Continue Reading →

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UCONN /Greenwich Shellfish Commission Researches the Threat of Plastic to Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound is vulnerable to accumulations of plastic waste material. Greenwich’s Shellfish Commission and UConn’s Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering are supporting research to document the distribution of microplastics in Long Island Sound. Continue Reading →

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Perfect Day for 8th Annual “Experience the Sound” at Greenwich Point

Kudos to the person who ordered up the perfect weather on Sunday for the “Experience the Sound” event, organized by the Bruce Museum and the Town’s Shellfish Commission. The event included tours of a shellfishing boat and a free raw bar! Several organizations set up under tents outside Innis Arden Cottage, and a fleet of Bruce Museum Seaside Center volunteers did a bit of show and tell with the sea life for kids of all ages. Continue Reading →

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