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Special Conservation Considerations for Spring and Summer

Much more stirs in Steep Rock Association (SRA) preserves nowadays, and no, I am not referring to the recent influx of hikers seeking respite from …

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Are We Open? A Message from Steep Rock Association

Steep Rock Association is pleased to let you know that our three preserves (Hidden Valley, Macricostas, and Steep Rock) remain open for passive recreational use …

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2020 Internships: A Summer of Inspiration

Thank you for your interest.  We are no longer accepting applications for the 2020 season. Please check back in 2021. Are you a high school …

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Comings and Goings at Macricostas Preserve

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Meet Kelly!

Meet the latest addition the Steep Rock Association staff Kelly Sarandrea! She lives happily in Thomaston with her family and plethora of pets. She is …

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Seed Saving

Judea Garden has also begun to further incorporate the practice of seed saving. This practice is relatively easy, although it of course depends on the …

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Leaving them to Seed

In Judea Garden some plants produce many seeds naturally that will come back year after year if you don’t clean out the beds. One example …

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Growing Seedlings in a Greenhouse and Using Grow Tables

Judea Garden has been lucky to have the use of a greenhouse at Back 40 Farm, where Enya Cunningham has been tending seedlings for us.  …

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View of Lake Waramaug

Summer Time is Giving Time

Are you up for a challenge?  We’ve been offered a matching grant and need your help! “As I was running along the river this weekend …

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