Photos of the Week

  • Stone Wall (large)

    Stone Walls: Relics of Old New England

    February 17, 2011

    The character of New England wouldn't be quite the same without the countless miles of stone walls that criss-cross...

  • Purple Pitcher Plant

    Purple Pitcher Plant: A Part-time Carnivore

    February 10, 2011

    The Purple Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea) is a part-time carnivore that supplements its diet by dissolving and absorbing nutrients...

  • Kent Falls Cascades in Winter

    Winter 2011 at Kent Falls

    February 2, 2011

    Photo of the Week #6 features one of many pools that briefly gather water as Falls Brook spills down...

  • Eastern Skunk Cabbage

    Spathes of the Eastern Skunk Cabbage

    January 25, 2011

    Anyone that lives in the Eastern United States, from Maine to Tennessee, is certainly familiar with the awful stench...

  • Mansfield Hollow State Park

    Summertime at Mansfield Hollow

    January 18, 2011

    Mansfield Hollow is a prominent state park in Connecticut, offering a sizable 500-acre lake. Interestingly, the landscape here...

  • Wadsworth in White

    Wadsworth in White

    January 11, 2011

    Despite freezing temperatures and a fresh blanket of snow, Wadsworth Falls is still flowing swiftly.

  • 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...

  • Swamp Brook Whirlpool

    December 29, 2010

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