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VISTA Winter 2012

What’s in this Issue: Land preservation accomplishments; Steep Rock and Kirsten Peckerman honored; Donor dollars, Conservation work; New volunteer coordinator; and Conservation easement monitoring enhancements.

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VISTA Summer 2011

What’s in this Issue: Bronson Farmland; Meet the staff; Conservation easement donations; Pedestrian bridge; and Replacing the highway. Read this issue: VISTA Summer 2011 

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VISTA Spring 2010

What’s in this Issue: Dogs at Macricostas; Asian longhorned beetle; Land trust alliance; Dig at Macricostas; and Goshawks this spring. Read this issue: VISTA Spring

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VISTA Fall 2009

What’s in this Issue: Judea Garden at Macricostas; Steep Rock challenge: Landscape your yard for Wildlife; Native plants; Steep Rock Members; Shepaug River; Montessori students

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VISTA Spring 2009

What’s in this Issue: Steep Rock challenge; Goshawks this spring; Shepaug River; Member hikes; Taft community service day; and New trail additions. Read this issue:

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VISTA Fall 2008

What’s in this Issue: New President of the Board; Shepaug River updates; Purple Loosestrife weed; Steep Rock Members; Conservation Easements; Eagle Scouts at Macricostas; Steep

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VISTA Spring 2008

What’s in this Issue: Hidden Valley goshawks; Steep Rock challenge; Shepaug River updates; American Woodcock at Macricostas; Trail preservation; and Garden club & Macricostas. Read

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VISTA Fall 2007

What’s in this Issue: Changes on the Board of Trustees; Macricostas fields & invasive species; Steep Rock Members; Steep Rock challenge; Small Habitats; Monarch tagging

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VISTA Spring 2007

What’s in this Issue: Stephen C. Reich bridge dedication; Washington horse show; Macricostas bird walk; Staff changes; Butterfly garden; Steep Rock won an award; and

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VISTA Fall 2006

What’s in this Issue: Conservation tax incentives; Trustees Elected; Salamanders in love; Steep Rock Members; Gifts of Land & Easements 2005; Annual Membership Drive; and

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 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.

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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