Piping plover nest sites are so rare in Connecticut -- only 46 nesting pairs, as of June -- it's good to see that Stratford seems to be taking their protection seriously as it figures out what to do with Long Beach West.
Fred Musante, who was covering Long Island issues for the Bridgeport Post when I was reporting in the late 1980s, wrote about it for Stratford Patch here.
This is a blog about environmental issues in the New York area in general and Long Island Sound in particular. I'm the author of
"This Fine Piece of Water: An Environmental History of Long Island Sound," which came out in 2002. I wrote about the environment and other issues during almost two decades as a newspaper reporter.
Unless you tell me otherwise, I'll assume it's OK to publish what you send me.
We write and publish Sphere on our own time and in a personal capacity, and the views and opinions do not represent the views and opinions of any other organizations we work or write for. We are solely responsible for the content and are not paid for our work (although we might like to be). In short, blame us, no one else.