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Meet Your Greens with Steve Gephard
April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmfree
Our April Meet Your Greens will be on Thursday, April 18th at The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street, Essex. Join us for drinks and conversation 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be Stephen Gephard. Steve will give a brief talk on opening up Connecticut’s waterways for migratory fish.
Steve is a Supervising Fisheries Biologist with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Fisheries Division, overseeing the Diadromous Fisheries and Habitat Conservation and Enhancement programs. Throughout his 30+ year career with DEEP, Steve has given a strong voice to diadromous fish across the state, region, nation and world. His efforts have led to the construction of over 50 fish passage structures and numerous dam removals in Connecticut, restoring access for diadromous fish to hundreds of miles of historic habitat.
Join us for socializing and to hear the guest speaker!
And for those of you not familiar with Meet Your Greens: Middletown Green Drinks, this monthly event provides networking opportunities for anyone who is interested in making connections and exchanging news about emerging environmental issues to help keep Lower Connecticut River Valley communities green and growing. An official location of Green Drinks International, this informal monthly gathering of people drawn from the community, nonprofit groups and the business world offers time to brainstorm ideas and plant seeds for collaboration. All are welcome and there is no admission fee, unless otherwise noted.