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Bird watching

Volunteers help keep track of osprey nests BEACON FALLS — Most mornings, Lynn Craska of Beacon Falls takes a walk down a path of hard-packed sand and rock beside a…

A Connecticut Light & Power worker takes branches from an osprey nest atop a utility pole at the intersection of Cold Spring Road and Lopus Road Extension in Beacon Falls Friday morning to be used in a new nest several feet away built by CL&P. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

A new nest to call home

BEACON FALLS — Connecticut Light & Power has given a pair of ospreys a new home in Beacon Falls to call their own. On Friday morning, CL&P crews erected a…

A male osprey sits atop a utility pole Monday in Beacon Falls in the act of rebuilding a nest taken down by Connecticut Light & Power. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is investigating whether there were eggs in the nest when the utility company removed it, which would constitute a violation of state and federal law. –CONTRIBUTED

Environmentalists cry fowl over nest removal

BEACON FALLS — On his way to an Audubon Society fundraiser called “Return of the Osprey” on Saturday, Keith Thomas noticed that a prominent osprey nest, visible from Route 8,…