Video – Living on the beach may sound like a luxury to most people, but for the tiny Puritan tiger beetle it is the only way to survive. Get an up-close view of how we are helping endangered beetles re-establish populations in their sandy homes!
Category: Blog entries, Endangered Species, National wildlife refuges, Partnerships, Science and research, Youth Tags: Connecticut River, Connecticut RIver watershed, endangered species, metapopulations, puritan tiger beetle, Richard Cronin, richard cronin aquatic resource center, Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, student conservation association
Cops and Bobbers, Hooks and Ladders! These city cops and firefighters took time out their day to make a natural connection with youth in their community. Read how a first time collaboration led to a day of fun and learning in Hartford, Connecticut.
Category: Blog entries, Fisheries, Law enforcement, National wildlife refuges, Outdoor recreation, Partnerships, Youth Tags: Connecticut, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut River, Connecticut RIver watershed, connecting people with nature, Conte, Cops and bobbers, Hartford, partnerships, Riverfront Recapture, Riverside park, Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, urban refuges, youth, youth fishing
Randy Dettmers’ passion for biology and conservation led to his work for the past 16 years as a senior wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Migratory Bird program. As the designated landbird biologist, Dettmers is continuing that work today by managing a region-wide tidal marsh bird research project supported by Hurricane Sandy resilience funding.