Tag Archives: nature

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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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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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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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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The Mists of Time

A photo essay.

Around the cannon deck at Fort Nathan Hale Park, logs at awkward angles stand close together like a group of friends posing for a picture. …

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Mixed Feeling

A few Saturdays ago, marbled vaporous plumes of white and charcoal and every shade between curtained across a roiling New Haven sky. Sunlight punched…

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Living on the Edge

Plant life in Edgewood Park

Nature doesn’t play favorites when it comes to which plants can go where. But man abides few tenants, plants or otherwise, within the spaces he carves out for himself.

Take soccer fields. Even at…

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Land Rover

Lianne Audette in Edgerton Park

When Lianne Audette was five, her father sailed her out onto the small lake near their New Jersey home, then jumped ship. Forced to sail back on her own, she reacted not with fear but with gusto, initiating a…

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Nature and Nurture

Connecticut Natural Science Illustrators student

Something’s nature is the sum of its most fundamental attributes, an encapsulation of the features without which a thing would cease to be that thing. Capital-“n” Nature is something similar, only its…

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