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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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Out and About

Joanne Sciulli was a student when she first came to New Haven, but now, 17 years after founding the nonprofit Solar Youth, she’s a teacher, and her classroom is nature. …

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Seeking the Dark

Imagine that you’re looking for a needle in a haystack, but you have no idea what a needle is. All you have is the name, “needle,” and a hypothesis that it’s sharp. Now imagine…

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Leaves in Peace

A photo essay.

The summit of East Rock Park is a popular spot this time of year, offering a dramatic survey of the city’s annual leaf change, particularly at sunset. …

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Stone Ages

A photo essay.

The Peabody Museum calls its new David Friend Hall, opening to the public this Sunday, a “state-of-the-art gem and mineral gallery.” I call it a…

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