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VISTA Summer 2006

What’s in this Issue: Changes at Macricostas; Hidden Valley Memorial Bridge; White pines; and Shepaug River. Read this issue: VISTA Summer 2006

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VISTA Spring 2006

What’s in this Issue: 2005 Preservation year in review; FAQs; Goshawk Reminder; Educational Trail at Macricostas; Stewardship report; Maps; and Fragile Trails. Read this issue:

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VISTA Fall 2005

What’s in this Issue: Hidden Valley bridge lost; Hidden Valley harvest planned; Vinnie Forese retires; Steep Rock Members; New Trustees; Annual Membership Drive; Taft girls

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VISTA Spring 2005

What’s in this Issue: Settlement in Shepaug River Litigation, The River Wins; Land preservation, Washington’s land trust; Hemlock Recovery; Steep Rock and Hidden Valley; Goshawks;

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VISTA Fall 2004

What’s in this Issue: Eagle Scout Project; Plant Invasions; New Trustees; Steep Rock Members; and Task force to preserve farmland. Read this issue: VISTA Fall

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VISTA Fall 2003

What’s in this Issue: Trails Assistant’s Progress; Migratory bird survey; Macricostas Updates (Yale’s Management plan & more); Steep Rock Members; Giant Hogweed Update; Archive; Trail

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VISTA Fall 2002

What’s in this Issue: New Trustees; Steep Rock was gifted a house; FAQs: and Steep Rock Members. Read this issue: VISTA Fall 2002

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VISTA Spring 2002

What’s in this Issue: Leash law; Illegal ATVs damage trails; FAQs; Macricostas Preserve updates; and Hemlocks doing well (Adelgid Declines). Read this issue: VISTA Spring

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VISTA Summer 2001

What’s in this Issue: Meeker Swamp to Macricostas Preserve; Shepaug River; Local Farmers and Macricostas; Trail stewardship; New Trustees; New Steep Rock President; and Dog

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VISTA Spring 2001

What’s in this Issue: Presidents’ Trail Dedicated; Shepaug River Lawsuit updates; Seventy five years of Steep Rock book; Meeker Swamp update; and Reminders. Read this

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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