Tag Archives: wildlife

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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Promised Land

An end-to-end walk in Bishop Woods takes you from New Haven to East Haven. First you head eastward from the Bishop Woods School parking lot, then you take a 90-degree midway turn to the north. It’s easy to stay on …

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A Day at the Beach

I was expecting a bracing wind, ankle deep snow and frozen toes when I set out for a walk one recent Wednesday morning. What I got instead was a day at the beach.

The thermometer read 23 degrees as I …

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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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Path Finding

Located at the east end of the Lighthouse Point beach, Morris Creek is “one of the few remaining salt marshes in the area,” according to…

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Silver Linings

A photo essay.

All through Milford’s Silver Sands are silver strands: a long grayscale bridge over wet marsh; tall, reflective grasses; the crests of tiny waves hitting beach or sandbar…

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Feeding the Animals

Feeding the Animals

I keep four birdfeeders around my small house in downtown New Haven: a big wide metal tubular one in the backyard, a rectangular one dangling off the side porch, and two cheap plastic birdfeeders hanging outside windows near my study …

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