Posts tagged with ‘hiking’

  • Macricostas Preserve (600px wide)

    Macricostas Preserve: A Bit of Everything

    October 10, 2011

    Macricostas Preserve (in Washington, Connecticut) is the newest of the Steep Rock Association's preserves and was established only 11...

  • Green Frog (PotW - Large)

    Green Frog: Survival of the Fittest

    September 27, 2011

    Green Frogs (Rana clamitans) are truly ubiquitous throughout Connecticut. But why are these frogs so common? How...

  • CT Video Hikes: Cathedral Pines Preserve

    September 20, 2011

    Cathedral Pines Preserve is 42-acre swath of woodlands in Cornwall, Connecticut which was covered in old-growth white pine and...

  • Watch Rock Preserve and the Future of Natural Places

    August 16, 2011

    The Old Lyme Land Trust actually purchased the parcel at Watch Rock from the Locktite Corporation, which had originally...

  • Bear Mountain

    Quick Facts: Wildfire on the AT

    June 8, 2011

    On May 9, 2011 a wildfire broke out near the Appalachian Trail just a few miles south of Bear...

  • 2011 Summer Photo Contest

    May 25, 2011

    Browse: Contest Overview  •  Contest FAQ  •  Contest Rules  •  Entrant’s Gallery Do you have a great photograph from...

  • Top 4 iPhone Map Apps of 2011

    March 15, 2011

    It would seem that hiking is amongst the simplest forms of recreation that a person could enjoy: just throw...

  • Snow – 2, Mary – 0

    March 14, 2011

    I’ll be staying off the trails until all the snow melts. And there’s nothing… and I mean NOTHING that...

  • Quick Facts: Geocaching

    January 28, 2011

    "Geocaching is fun in it's own right," explains ToF Chief Researcher, Justin Coleman," but there's also the added bonus...

  • Be in the Know!

    January 10, 2011

    Know what makes your disability unique, and prepare for it. Over the past few weeks, I tried to...