Steep Rock Assoc.

June 2020 E-News

-Thank you for your patience as we begin to reopen under state and federal guidelines. Stay tuned to our website (www.steeprockassoc.org) as we begin to roll out events, trainings, and programs.– We are following CT DEEP guidance for reopening the camping season. Stay tuned!– Peak hours at our preserves are weekends (11:00 am – 4:00 …

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July 2020 E-News

Behind the Scenery    Steep Rock Preserves draw you in with its natural beauty across the seasons, scenic vistas, diversity of wildlife, and unique cultural history.  Behind the scenes, however, efforts to maintain these conditions are driven by an active and engaged Board of Trustees, dedicated staff, and passionate volunteers, interns, and donors. In this …

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October 2020 E-News

Enjoying Autumn–In Perpetuity!  Photo: Brian E. Hagenbuch To date, Steep Rock Association has preserved over 5,200 acres of land in and around Washington, CT, in perpetuity. Walking our trails this month, I realize that the beauty and splendor of the sights, sounds, and smells of autumn that greeted indigenous cultures thousands of years ago are now …

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Part Time Development Specialist Position at Steep Rock Association

Steep Rock Association (SRA) seeks a dynamic and motivated Development Specialist to join our incredible team. The Development Specialist will provide leadership in helping us reimagine our approach to fundraising and serve as a catalyst for generating the resources needed to fulfill our mission. The ideal candidate will be diplomatic and energetic, passionate about the …

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Storm Recovery and Trail Conditions: A Message from Steep Rock Association

Tropical Story Isaias has had a significant impact in all Steep Rock Preserves. We lost count of the number of trees broken or felled on our trails in Hidden Valley, Macricostas, and Steep Rock Preserves. But within 12 hours of the storm’s abatement, staff, trail managers, and volunteers began assessing damage, clearing debris, and removing …

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Steep Rock Association Announces Leadership Changes

The Board of Trustees and staff of Steep Rock Association are excited to announce leadership changes in the organization. In June, Board President Eugene Pinover and Chairperson Kirsten Feldman stepped down after serving their respective terms. The Board elected Thomas Rickart of Washington, as President, and Peary Stafford of Warren, as Secretary. John Santoleri of …

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Camping and COVID-19 Updates: A Message from Steep Rock Association

We regret to inform you that the Steep Rock 2020 Camping season has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone with camping reservations will have their deposit returned. In addition, the two outhouses are closed and locked and Tunnel Road will remain closed. All preserves and trails remain open to the public. While enjoying …

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