• 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...

  • Beasts of the Connecticut Trails (feature slider pic)

    Beasts of Connecticut Trails: Past and Present

    February 2, 2011

    This area of the Northeastern United States, while not devoid of poisonous or predatory creatures, nonetheless seems to be...

  • 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...

  • What’s With All this Snow?

    January 26, 2011

    For those who live in New England, I'm sure you've been asking, "What the HECK is with all this...

  • 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...

  • A Hiker for All Seasons

    January 19, 2011

    A ferocious December blizzard, a January storm dropping over 18 inches, and still more snow in the forecast; winter...

  • 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.

  • 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...