Easton Conservation Commission Member Honored for Decades of Service

Steve Corti, a long-time member of the Easton Conservation Commission, was honored for his many years of tireless service.

Long-time Easton Conservation Commission member Steve Corti was honored on December 30 for his decades of service on the commission with a plaque attached Continue reading “Easton Conservation Commission Member Honored for Decades of Service”

2022 Beekeeping Course for Beginners of all Ages

The Back Yard Beekeepers Association will offer a four-session course in the New Year with two ways to attend.  Classes will be in person, at the Norfield Grange, 12 Goodhill Road, Weston (Seating is limited to permit social distancing) or via Zoom.

The class will meet on Mondays, Continue reading “2022 Beekeeping Course for Beginners of all Ages”

Sunday Nature Walk: The Controversies Behind the Snowy Owl

Every year, the quick change in temperature that occurs from November to December creates a frenzy for many different species. Mammals hastily fill their food caches, songbirds migrate south for the winter, and many reptiles and amphibians enter some form of hibernation or deep sleep. Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: The Controversies Behind the Snowy Owl”

Vincent Caprio Named to 2021 Environment+Energy Leader 100 List

Vincent Caprio, founder and executive director of Water Innovations Alliance Foundation, has been named to the 2021 Environment+Energy Leader 100. 

As an advocate to repairing America’s water infrastructure, Caprio founded the Water Innovations Alliance Foundation  in October 2008 Continue reading “Vincent Caprio Named to 2021 Environment+Energy Leader 100 List”

Op-Ed: Aspetuck Land Trust Clarifies South Park Property Acquisition

Last week you may have received a pamphlet from Citizens for Responsible Government (CRG) about Aspetuck Land Trust’s (ALT) proposed purchase of 18.6 acres of the 29.5- acre South Park property owned by the Town of Easton. We’d like to offer a few clarifications. 

ALT’s mission Continue reading “Op-Ed: Aspetuck Land Trust Clarifies South Park Property Acquisition”

Sunday Nature Walk: Special Edition – The Coastline of New England

While Easton, Conn. itself does not border the coastline, one would be remiss not to take note of the amazing oceanic environments that are just a stone’s throw away. While the two may seem separate, the water and the land largely complement each other and many species of animals Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Special Edition – The Coastline of New England”

Sunday Nature Walk: Summer’s End

Spring is the time of renewal and regrowth. The season showcases the beauty of the circle of life as many species of birds, mammals, and other critters start new families and raise their young. As summer sets in, the youngsters born in the early spring continue to grow. This is also Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Summer’s End”

Photographer and Filmmaker Tomas Koeck’s Gallery Exhibit Opens at the Library

Reception Is Friday, July 9, 7 to 9 p.m., Library Conference Room

A common loon exhibiting the “square brow” behavior. — Tomas Koeck Photo

An exhibit curated by the Easton Arts Council featuring the work of filmmaker, photographer and conservationist Tomas Koeck opens this week Continue reading “Photographer and Filmmaker Tomas Koeck’s Gallery Exhibit Opens at the Library”

Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse

A Citizens for Easton initiative proposes to designate 11 upland acres of the town-owned South Park Avenue property as open space and name it in memory of former First Selectman William J. Kupinse Jr. The petition will be presented to the Board Of Selectmen for consideration.

Kupinse Continue reading “Petition Proposes to Name South Park Site for Kupinse”

Aspetuck Land Trust Preserves Mill River Site

A partnership between the Aspetuck Land Trust, the state and Easton will preserve environmentally sensitive areas of the town-owned property at 22 South Park Avenue as open space in perpetuity.

The land trust applied for an Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition Grant in cooperation Continue reading “Aspetuck Land Trust Preserves Mill River Site”

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