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natural resources


For a map and associated data on the lower Thames River Basin Restoration click here. For information on stream restoration projects in the Thames Basin and beyond look at the DEP's excellent summary here.


For an ecological map of the Basin courtesy of the Regional Plan Association of NY, NJ, CT (RPA) click hereacrobat. View The Plan to Restore Diadromous Fishes to the Shetucket River Watershed here


What are your fellow citizens priority areas of concern for recreation in the lower Thames? The Long Island Sound Stewardship Committee has a beautiful map depicting these areas courtesy of the RPA- click hereacrobat. For swimming water quality and availability in the five state park areas of the Thames and for other state parks click here. For the latest information on diadromous fish please read an excellent report by the DEPacrobat. For an excellent overview of a Greenway the town of Putnam has created this site showing the Putnam River Trail.

Demographics and Related

For recent census data compiled and evaluated for all towns in the state including in the Basin click here. This study by UConn shows the rural character of the Basin and the shift in demographics over the last decade.

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