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Water Fall

Maltby Lakes

Dry leaves run from the wind like packs of children playing tag. Sunlight dazzles off the water, all light and little heat. …

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Rail to Trail

Tidal Marsh Trail in North Haven, CT

A westerly wind runs across the tidal marsh, combing the silky heads of reedy marsh grass. Two osprey rise and fall on its currents. …

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Shooting the Moon

Harvest Moon over New Haven - October 5-6, 2017

A photo essay. To view all 12 images, check out the email version.

The full moon closest to the start of fall, a.k.a. the harvest moon, happens every year. But not every harvest moon looks like this year’s. …

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Courses of Nature

Quinnipiac Meadows, New Haven

When I arrive at Quinnipiac Meadows, the sun is blazing and the sky is blue. The only obvious sign that the season’s about to change is a single fiery leaf fallen into the middle of the path.

Despite being a …

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Land of Plenty

As summer mingles with fall, the Grand Acres Community Garden in Fair Haven is bursting with life. …

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Floating Boats

It was the second Wednesday in July, and a colorful crowd had lined up near the Mill River canoe launch in the College Woods section of East Rock Park. Supplied with paddles and bright red life jackets, they …

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Flora and Fauna

After a cold, wet spring, B&B Flower Farm seems ready for summer. The rain has helped, leaving the sloping lawn so green it looks photoshopped.

“B&B” stands for Bob and Barbara, as in…

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’Post Men

Peels & Wheels

“You’re going to see the disgusting part, and then the beautiful part.” …

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Spring Water

Have you ever wanted to stand with one foot on either side of a waterfall?

For most notable falls, that wouldn’t be possible without really long legs. But…

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Bee Pluses

Last Saturday, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station at 123 Huntington Avenue was abuzz. Over 100 enthusiasts swarmed its auditorium, searching for knowledge about their passion: Apis mellifera. …

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