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Growing Pains

Some projects require a lifetime of patience. Take, for example, the attempt to rescue the American chestnut tree. …

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Look, Up in the Sky!

A global pandemic won’t stop the birds from migrating, so it won’t stop the bird counters either. Every day now, you’ll find at least one dedicated hawk watcher on the top of the rise at Lighthouse Point Park, scanning the …

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On the Edge

Cycling south from the top of Yale Avenue takes advantage of one of the nicer designated bike routes in New Haven. You’ve got…

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Upriver

Back in the 1920s, before there was an Interstate 91 or a Wilbur Cross Parkway, a small neighborhood of cottages sat along the Quinnipiac River off North Haven’s Banton Street. …

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Charted Waters

Jonathan Waters sees art in the curve of a boat’s hull and the twist of a scrap of metal. He finds it, too, in…

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Unsecret Garden

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

The garden at the front of the Yale Farm is naturally inviting, which could help explain why the farm’s minders felt the need to hang a …

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Taken by Storms

Over the course of a hot summer day in the suburbs, the thunderheads stack, their bottoms blue like an angry sea, their tops gray as smoke. …

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Water Therapy

The tide chart tells us that around 9:30 a.m., the time will be right for putting our canoe in at Sackett Point. …

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Crossing Paths

Why does one old road become a highway over time and another end up a path through the woods? Why does a city grow up around one historic homestead while another becomes a moss-covered wall that almost no one ever …

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Silver Linings

If the long, socially distant wait for summer has you craving sand and surf, this 2016 photo essay is like an X that marks the spot. Click here to see all 24 photos.

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