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CT delegation applauds federal funding to protect Long Island Sound

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Reps. John Larson (CT-1), Joe Courtney (CT-2), Rosa DeLauro (CT-3), Jim Himes (CT-4), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) applauded the nearly $1.3 million in federal Long Island Sound Futures Fund grants to protect Long Island Sound.

Holes made by an emerald ash borer on an ash tree in Wilton. — Jeannette Ross photo

Ash trees victims of emerald ash borer damage

Emerald ash borer larvae feed on the inner bark of ash trees, disrupting the tree’s ability to transport water and nutrients.

Frozen peepers

Choruses of spring peepers rise from the woods in April.

Weir Farm blossoms

Pink blossoms frame the visitor center at Weir Farm.

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