Tag Archives: nature

Hanging Out


Even if you’ve hiked Meriden’s Hanging Hills before, when you clamber over the last rocky shelf and arrive on West Peak, chances are you’ll be awed all over again. …

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You’re alone in a marsh on the eve of Halloween, and it’s almost dark. …

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Mountain Time


Calling York Mountain a mountain is a bit of a stretch…

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Wings and Prayers


As the fall season begins, another one is taking off: the fall migration season. …

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Baby Greens


A photo essay. To view all 11 photos, check out the email edition

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North Rock


Editor’s Note: Joan R. Mazurek, a longtime neighbor of and advocate for Peter’s Rock Park in North Haven, wrote to us in January with a proposed letter to the editor expressing outrage about the Peter’s Rock Association’s summary installation

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’Front Line


Connecticut has its fair share of rail trails—converted train beds for hiking and biking. Trolley trails are less common, but that’s just what you get with Branford’s Trolley Trail, a…

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Make Like a Tree


If you doubt that a new year—or any time, really—is an opportunity for renewal and growth, look to Connecticut’s trees. …

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A Day at the Beach


I was expecting a bracing wind and frozen toes when I set out for a walk one morning. What I got was a day at the beach. …

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Water Fall


Dry leaves run like packs of children playing tag. Sunlight dazzles off the water, more light than heat. …

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