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VISTA Summer 2023

In this VISTA, we take you “behind the scenes” of our land trust, offering you a glimpse of the day-today activities and long-term work involved

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VISTA Summer 2022

What’s in this issue: Steep Rock preserves overview; Climate change, big picture; Hillside on the horizon; Events; You impact; and Conservation, Climate, and Community. Read

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VISTA Summer 2017

What’s in this Issue: National Recognition Earned; A generous spirit, Estelle Bronson; Notes from the field, All about bats; Donor spotlight, Eliot Johnson; Farm life,

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VISTA Spring 2016

What’s in this Issue: The Valley Station Bridge; Note from Executive Director, Lori Paradis Brant; Notes from the field, Land Management and Stewardship; Meet the

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VISTA Winter 2015

What’s in this Issue: A year of bridges, Hauser Bridge, Reich Bridge, and Thoreau Bridge; Return on your Steep Rock Investment; New Board Leadership; Judea

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VISTA Summer 2015

What’s in this Issue: Vernal pools; Steep Rock Vision; New Trustees; Students lead Judea Garden; Explorations in Nature events; Reich Bridge reopens; and The Van

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VISTA Winter 2014

What’s in this Issue: Partnerships and Land Preservation; New staff; Protecting the Nettleton Hollow Area; Future plans; Explorations in Nature events; Hiking routes interrupted by

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VISTA Winter 2013

What’s in this Issue: Conservation leaders, Merrell (Ted) Clark and Robert (Bob) deCourcy; Improve trail safety; Explorations in nature events; and Reflection from Executive Director. Read

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VISTA Summer 2013

What’s in this Issue: From the Executive Director, Respecting rules; Explorations in nature events; Pets and wildlife; Save the Date, Annual Picnic; and New Trail

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VISTA Summer 2012

What’s in this Issue: Critical habitats; From the Executive Director, Learning in Nature; Explorations in nature events; Goshawks return; and Volunteers wanted. Read this issue: VISTA Summer

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Matching Gifts

 Did you know many companies match donations made by employees, employees’ spouses, and retirees, allowing employees to DOUBLE their generosity and impact? 

Contact your employer today to see if they will match your gift.


 If you are 70½ years of age or older, you can take advantage of a popular gift option called a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) also known as a IRA charitable rollover.  QCDs offer simple ways to benefit Steep Rock and receive tax benefits in return.

To learn more, visit here.

Stock or Wire

If you’d like to give a gift via wire or stock, please reach out to for our account information.


You can donate through your donor advised fund in just three clocks on our website
When granting through your donor-advised fund, please use the following information:

Our legal name: Steep Rock Association, Inc.
Tax ID: #06-6069060
Mailing address: PO Box 279, Washington Depot, CT 06794

Check Donations

Please make checks payable to Steep Rock Association. Our mailing address is:

Steep Rock Association
PO Box 279
Washington Depot, CT 06794