Policy

Recap of 2024 Biennial Budget Adjustment Proposal

Recap of 2024 Biennial Budget Adjustment Proposal

— Governor Lamont proposes funding opportunities for climate change planning and adaptation
New Law Aims to Increase Horseshoe Crab Populations

New Law Aims to Increase Horseshoe Crab Populations

— Migratory birds like the Red Knot depend on crab eggs to fuel their long journey north.
"Lights Out" Bill Passes House Unanimously

"Lights Out" Bill Passes House Unanimously

— It is now up to the Senate to help save migratory birds from fatal collisions
Connecticut Establishes a New Law to Protect Important Forage Fish Species

Connecticut Establishes a New Law to Protect Important Forage Fish Species

— These limits will help ensure birds like the Least Tern have sustainable levels of forage fish species to eat and feed their young.
Opportunity to Gain 5,200 Protected Coastal Acres

Opportunity to Gain 5,200 Protected Coastal Acres

— An update to the Coastal Barrier Resources Act would impact birds that depend on our shoreline, wetlands, and estuaries.
New Tidal Creek Established at Great Meadows Marsh

New Tidal Creek Established at Great Meadows Marsh

— Saltwater aids in keeping invasive species (specifically phragmites) at-bay while allowing native marsh grasses to flourish.