Conn. Official Urges Residents To Support Wildlife Conservation EffortsBill Hyatt with Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, who leads the preservation effort, said warming waters are threatening many native species, including the brook trout, now restricted to increasingly smaller streams.
With Bear Population On The Rise, Connecticut Officials Offer Safety TipsBill Hyatt, who heads the state Bureau of Natural Resources, said because of the animals' growing numbers, it's likely bears might turn up in backyards or on picnic grounds.
Conn. Wildlife Officials Mull Bear Hunt LotteryConnecticut wildlife officials are drafting plans for a bear hunt lottery that would decide who gets to kill a limited number of bears.

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