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Vapor Trail

The poet Carl Sandburg famously wrote that fog “comes on little cat feet.” …

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Tracking Quarry

Sleeping Giant State Park

“Welcome home Giant lovers!” the Sleeping Giant Park Association’s Facebook page proclaimed on June 14. …

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Laurel History

Connecticut’s state flower, the mountain laurel, blooms but once a year…

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Waterworking

From its source somewhere in the hills of Bethany, the West River runs through several reservoirs before arriving in the city of New Haven…

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Escape Vehicle

Hammonasset State Beach Park in Madison, CT

A photo essay. To view all 15 images, check out the email version.

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Vision Quest

Early spring, with its often cold mornings and damp afternoons, isn’t the most popular time of year for a hike. But to catch one vista in particular, the time is now…

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Taking the Flora

Marsh Botanical Garden’s greenhouses are lush and warm as summer, home to many plants that wouldn’t stand a chance out in the elements. …

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Path Finding

Located at the east end of the Lighthouse Point beach, Morris Creek is “one of the few remaining salt marshes in the area,” according to…

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Kelp Is on the Way

Kelp salad, kelp jerky, kelp noodles, kelp sautéed in butter and garlic.

All may be coming soon to a plate near you…

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Mural Support

One of the most valued items in the Great Hall at the Peabody Museum of Natural History is only 71 years old, a mere newborn compared to the fossilized bones of the museum’s famous brontosaurus. …

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