The Salmon River Division, located in Haddam, CT, was established on August 8, 2009 when 285 acres were acquired. A total of 2,550 acres have been approved for purchase from willing sellers. The area includes an extensive freshwater tidal marsh important for thousands of migrating black ducks, wood ducks, green winged teal, and mallards and hundreds of wintering black ducks. It is also an important site for spawning alewives. This division is open to the public for wildlife observation and photography hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Hunting and fishing are allowed under the applicable CT Department of Environmental Protection regulations.