• Land Snails of New England

    July 26, 2011

    The Whitelip Snail (Neohelix albolabris) is largest terrestrial snail native to New England, wearing a shell that can grow...

  • Connecticut DEP Gets Social

    July 21, 2011

    The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has finally given in to the undeniable popularity of social networking websites...

  • Collapsing Stone Wall (PotW 26 - Large)

    Crumbling Stone Walls: A Slow Demise

    July 19, 2011

    The countless miles of old stone walls which criss-cross New England's woodlands have certainly out-lived the 19th-century farmers that...

  • Jack-in-the-Pulpit (PotW 25 - Large)


    July 12, 2011

    Hikers of the Eastern United States are likely to have discovered Jack-in-the-Pulpit at some point during their travels, a...

  • Giuffrida Park (POTW Large)

    Beyond Connecticut’s State Parks

    June 28, 2011

    The State of Connecticut manages somewhere in the range of 130 parks, trails, forests, and wildlife management areas, each...

  • Long Wharf (large)

    Long Wharf Preserve: A Park Worth Fighting For

    June 22, 2011

    In fact, the New Haven Land Trust describes Long Wharf Nature Preserve as "an urban seashore rescued from commerce...

  • How to Save a Life

    June 15, 2011

    Knowing that time was running out, adrenaline seemed to take over our team. We knew that we had to...

  • Indian Pipe (POTW large)

    Indian Pipe: A Peculiar Parasite

    June 14, 2011

    Without green leaves, and without the Sun as an energy source, how can the Indian Pipe possibly survive? ...

  • Lake Bomoseen State Park (PotW Large)

    Timing is Everything

    May 31, 2011

    If you're thinking that the "big secret" to taking great landscape photography revolves around high-tech gear or elements of...

  • Enders Falls (photo #5)

    CT Hikes: Enders State Forest

    May 25, 2011

    I thought I'd already laid eyes on the full-range of impressive waterfalls in the state, but this this 2,000-acre...