Photos of the Week

  • Rhododendron Sanctuary of Pachaug

    August 12, 2011

    The wild Rosebay Rhododendrons surround almost every inch of the trail, towering up to 30 feet above the forest...

  • 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...

  • 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)

    Jack-in-the-Pulpit

    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...

  • 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? ...

  • Vernal Pool (PotW Lrg)

    Tadpoles & Vernal Pools

    June 7, 2011

    Suffice to say, life in ponds with stable fish populations isn't easy for frogs and toads. "Vernal pools"...

  • 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...

  • Big Falls State Park, Troy, Vermont (PotW Large)

    Vermont’s Big Falls

    May 24, 2011

    Big Falls State Park, which lies about two miles south of the Canadian border, is an aptly-named park where...