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RTM pushes vote on Greenwich open space plan until September

See you in September? That’s the song advocates of the proposed town of Greenwich open space plan will be singing after the Representative Town Meeting deferred a vote until the fall. The motion to

Glenville dumping prompts DEEP involvement

UPDATE 10:40 p.m. Evan Delman of Fairview Terrace was cited for illegal dumping and simple trespass after chemicals were found in a dumpster Monday in Glenville, police said. Delman will have to

Department of Health offers home tips for mosquito season

Summer isn’t all rainbows and  sunshine. That hot, muggy weather leads to a boom in all sorts of undesirable critters, one of which stands above the rest — the mosquito. But the tiny bloodsuckers
Categories: environment, health

GLT’s volunteer work day rescheduled

Press release from Greenwich Land Trust: Tomorrow’s forecasts are calling for April showers so the Volunteer Work Day is being moved to WEDNESDAY  April, 16th. We will still begin at 10am at GLT’s
Categories: environment
A 2012 picture of Ian Macmillan surveying damage to Greenwich Harbor from Superstorm Sandy. Macmillan has now been officially appointed to a new three year term by Gov. Malloy.

Harbormaster seeks support for second term

Ian MacMillan is seeking support for a second term as Greenwich’s harbormaster, a position appointed by the governor. MacMillan’s first term expires at the end of June. “Dear Friends:,” MacMillan

Pataki, Salazar to be honored for conservation work

Press release: GOV. GEORGE PATAKI, KENNETH SALAZAR & JOHN FITZPATRICK TO RECEIVE HIGHEST AUDUBON CT HONORS AT THE “CONSERVATION KNOWS NO PARTY, PARTY” Wednesday, April 30 at 6:30pm The Belle Haven

Free fishing permits from Aquarion

Press release: For the sixth year in a row, Aquarion Water Company will issue free fishing permits to any unemployed person over the age of 18.  Veterans and active duty service members are also
Categories: environment

Spring nature walk at Babcock Preserve

Greenwich Tree Conservancy is hosting a spring jaunt at Babcock Preserve from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Here’s more info about the event from GTC’s website: All ages are welcome to join us to
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How will you celebrate Earth Day?

Earth Day is April 22. We’re still a month away, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about how you can get involved. Here’s a preview of some events being organized by The Greenwich Land Trust to
NYBG Native Plant Garden, Photo by  Robert Benson

Inspiration for home gardeners

From The Greenwich Land Trust: On Monday, April 7 at 7:00PM, The New York Botanical Garden’s Brian Sullivan will discuss the newly opened Native Plant Garden, a beautiful 3.5 acre garden showcasing