Photos of the Week

  • Lake Laurel During WFR Training (POTW Large)

    WFR Course and Lake Laurel

    May 12, 2011

    Here at Trails of Freedom we're all about remote locations and getting out into the wilds... it's not just...

  • Jordan at Tough Mudder 2010 (POTW - Large)

    2011 Tough Mudder Approaches

    May 6, 2011

    Our fearless VP... no doubt a glutton for punishment... plans to tackle yet another Tough Mudder challenge on May...

  • False Hellebore (POTW)

    False Hellebore

    April 28, 2011

    Like Eastern Skunk Cabbage, False Hellebore can easily be overlooked as little more than a wetland weed. But for...

  • Nathan Hale State Forest (large - PotW 15)

    Nathan Hale Homestead

    April 20, 2011

    The expansive Nathan Hale State Forest memorializes Revolutionary War hero, Nathan Hale, and offers hikers some 1,500 acres of...

  • Cane Toads: Prolific Invaders

    April 12, 2011

    When it comes to stories of human-propelled environmental disasters, the Cane toad’s tale can be found near the top...

  • Northern Moon Snail (large)

    Moon Snail: Slow-Mo Carnivore

    March 29, 2011

    When people think of snails, they generally imagine rather docile, harmless creatures. Indeed, the Northern Moon Snail poses...

  • Basalt (large)

    Why Basalt is Called Traprock

    March 22, 2011

    The term "traprock" is synonymous with basalt, but the reason for such a nickname isn't too obvious.

  • Covered Bridge (large)

    Covered Bridges: Reminders of a Forgotten Time

    March 15, 2011

    Across the nation, as covered bridges either collapsed or became too ragged to safely hold travelers, they were largely...

  • Polyphemus Moth (large)

    The Giant Polyphemus Moth

    March 8, 2011

    There are moths... and then there's the Polyphemus Moth! This massive insect, a member of "Giant Silk Moth"...

  • Winter on Squantz Pond

    March 1, 2011

    At 280 acres and averaging 22 feet deep, Squantz Pond in New Fairfield, Connecticut pushes the limits of what...