Holiday gifts available at Connecticut DEEP store

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HARTFORD — Books, state park passes and fishing licenses are some of the possible holiday gifts shoppers will be able to buy online from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

The agency says orders placed at DEEP’s store by Dec. 18 should arrive in time for Christmas.

Among the environmental gifts available  is a fishing guide to Connecticut lakes and ponds, a guide and history of Connecticut’s state parks and forests, the Connecticut Butterfly Atlas which details all 117 butterfly species in the state, and a pictorial guide to freshwater fishes in Connecticut.

DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee says there are gifts suitable for children and adults, as well as 2017 park passes, hunting and fishing licenses.