Articles Tagged ‘Connetquot River State Park Preserve’

Citizens Fight For Connetquot Park

The trout hatchery at Connetquot River State Park Preserve has survived countless natural disasters, the Great Depression and two World Wars, yet the 140-plus-year-old institution has been brought to its knees by an agent that can only be seen through the lens of a microscope.

The historic hatchery was shut down in January 2009 when Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis (IPN), a virus non-communicable to humans, was discovered in young trout