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Welcoming 4-H to Hartford

Posted on April 17, 2024

State Rep. Cindy Harrison had the pleasure of leading students in the 4-H Pledge today during a press conference in support of 4-H and agriculture programs at the Capitol.

Reps. Harrison, Callahan, DEEP and Audubon Society Urge Residents to Take Down Birdfeeders as Bear Activity Increases

Posted on April 10, 2024

Residents Reminded to Discourage Bears’ Bad Behaviors and Be Bear Aware

As much as we’d all like to have a friend like Paddington Bear, State Representatives Cindy Harrison (R-69) and Pat Callahan (R-108) yesterday joined members of the National Audubon Society and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) in Southbury to remind Connecticut residents to remove birdfeeders to eliminate one source of human-bear interactions.

With black bears emerging from their dens with the warmer spring

CT DoAg Funds 21 Agricultural Enhancement Grant Projects, Including Southbury

Posted on April 1, 2024

Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) Awards Funds to 21 Agricultural Enhancement Grant Projects Totaling $531,165

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture announced the 2024 Agricultural Enhancement Grant Program (previously known as the Farm Viability Grant) awarded more than $531,000 to fund 21 projects received from Connecticut municipalities, groups of municipalities, regional councils of governments, and/or agricultural non-profit organizations for projects that directly impact or