Salmonella Facts

Salmonella Facts

What is salmonellosis?
Salmonellosis (sal-mohn-el-OH-sis) is the infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella. The Salmonella germ is part of a group of germs that cause diarrheal illness in humans. They are microscopic living creatures that pass from the feces of people or animals to other people or other animals. There are many different types of Salmonella bacteria. They were discovered by an American scientist named Salmon in 1885, for whom they were named.

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Wildlife in Milford

Wildlife in Milford

The value of wildlife habitat and the loss from its destruction is hard to quantify. Nonetheless, the conservation of wildlife and wildlife habitat provides many benefits to the town, including (1) preservation of open space and scenic views, (2) recreational and educational opportunities, (3) water resource and water supply protection, (4) wind, noise, and visual buffers, and (5) flood prevention.

Preservation of wildlife habitat is important because of the cumulative effect of development.

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Historic Sites

Historic Resources in Milford

Historic structures and sites are the visual manifestation of the story of a community's people, places, and activity. The preservation of these resources helps a community retain a sense of place and identity. Prehistoric and historic archaeological sites, such as Indian sites, cellar holes, and cemeteries, also contribute to the understanding of a community's past like no written record can. In the case of prehistoric Indian sites, for example, there are no written records to study.

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