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Up a Creek

You aren’t guaranteed to see a kingfisher while paddling with Kingfisher Adventures—but you might. “A belted kingfisher—that’s great!” our guide, John Pescatore, said as…

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Hidden Depths

Lake Saltonstall hides in plain sight, even though it’s nearly as long as the city of New Haven. …

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Wild for Life

A day at a normal veterinarian’s office is filled with a procession of household pets—cats and dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, perhaps a ferret or even a bearded dragon. At Branford Veterinary Hospital, patients also include raccoons, woodchucks, squirrels and any …

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Sea Levels

School’s out, but one more report card is worth reading…

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Row House

It’s a great time to take your boat out on the harbor, and thanks to the Canal Dock Boathouse’s fleet of kayaks, single shells, double shells, a four-seater, an eight-seater and a 10-person dragon boat that calls to mind a …

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Trail Spin

Every now and then, geographically diminutive Connecticut manages to outdistance the country. We’ll be doing that this weekend when…

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Winged Words

The little, black-capped chickadee is one of the hardy birds that has just weathered the winter with us. Its …

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Trees of Knowledge

The graves of loved ones and luminaries are enough to attract visitors to the Grove Street Cemetery. But this 18-acre oasis in the middle of the city has long held another appeal…

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Nature and Nurture

“The outside loop at Edgewood Park is two and a half miles. But when you take into consideration all the little paths that go here and there, you can easily have eight to ten miles,” says Martin Torresquintero as fellow …

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Search Results

As daffodils, cherry blossoms and other domesticated flowers are blooming in yards all over New Haven, wildflowers such as marsh marigolds, trout lilies and spring beauties are showing their colors as well. Enjoying them just requires a little more effort.…

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