• Mianus River... Minus the Glare

    Say No to Glare!

    January 7, 2011

    Every time you try to capture a shot of those pristine cascades, your camera's live-view turns out a glare-ridden...

  • Diamondback Terrapin

    Diamondback Terrapin

    January 4, 2011

    The world of turtles is generally divided between two categories: those that live in freshwater rivers and lakes, and...

  • Five Mile Point Lighthouse

    Five Mile Point Lighthouse

    January 1, 2011

    Perhaps it's only fitting that Lighthouse Park now serves as the beautiful, albeit uncomfortably cold, venue for a fantastic...

  • Swamp Brook Whirlpool

    December 29, 2010

    Cedar Swamp Brook cascades gently throughout Shelter Falls Park, a 75-acre tract of woodlands in Mansfield, Connecticut.

  • Breakneck

    Hiking with a Disability

    November 28, 2010

    My name is Mary Campbell, I’m 25 (almost 26!!) and I’m the event coordinator for Trails of Freedom. I...

  • CT Hikes: Bluff Point State Park

    November 27, 2010

    Bluff Point is truly a place of serenity, a quality that seems to be respected by all visitors. ...

  • Tough Mudder 2011 (After the Event)

    Tough Mudder 2010: The Ultimate Hike

    November 10, 2010 the time the fires were put out (literally) and the smoke had cleared, I had gained such a...

  • Poison Ivy

    The Secret of the Fern

    October 25, 2010

    Ferns, it would seem, differ little from most of the plants with which we are familiar. But I'm...

  • Alien Earthworms

    May 28, 2010

    Did you know that Connecticut, and all of the Northeastern United States for that matter, aren't home to any...