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Stewardship of our natural resources is essential if we wish to guarantee that present and future generations enjoy clean water, good air quality and open spaces. When you support organizations that protect the environment you address immediate need today while ensuring a greener tomorrow.

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New Online Resource

Learn about the Quinnipiac River on the website that was launched in July 2012.




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A Stronger Community

Assessing Threats 

Quinnipiac River Fund grantees are monitoring a new generation of chemical pollution making its way into the River.

Educating the Community

Learn about research projects, recreational opportunities and more on the Quinnipiac River Fund's website.

Reducing Exposure to Toxic Pesticides 

The Watershed Partnership's Dr. Jerry Silbert successfully worked to have legislation passed in CT.

News, Reports & Resources

Hamden Council Approves Tree Commission (NHR, 5/27/14)

Report: Toxic Algae Problems More Common Across Nation (PNS, 10/7/13)

Top 10 CT Polluters (HBJ, 1/28/13)

Hunt & Fish vs. "Drill, Baby, Drill?" - NE Sportsmen Weigh In (CTNS, 10/30/12)

Quinnipiac River Fund launches a new way to navigate the Q:

Shoreline Greenway Trail Making a Connection (The Day, 7/24/12) 

Smart growth, conservation of rural areas, and revitalization are some of the guiding principles outlined in the state’s official policy regulating land use: Conservation & Development Policies: A Plan for Connecticut. Public comment on this draft version is being accepted until September, and the plan is scheduled to become law in early 2013.

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