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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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2019 Internships: A Summer of Inspiration

Are you a high school or college student who loves the outdoors and want to gain experience in gardening or conservation work, all while getting …

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WHERE did the GOSHAWKS GO?

Seasoned hikers of Steep Rock Association’s (SRA) trails likely remember unique closure signs posted in early spring years ago. Northern goshawks (NOGO), a threatened resident …

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Winter Scenes Inspire on a Day of Service

On January 21, 2019 members of the town of Washington hosted a town wide “Washington Gives” event to commemorate the life and work of Dr. …

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Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers (RBV) Program

Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers (RBV) Program

Macroinvertebrates are great indicators of water quality.  Certain species are very tolerant of degraded water while others like many stoneflies and some mayflies have a …

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BUGS of the SHEPAUG RIVER

BUGS of the SHEPAUG RIVER

Born and raised a fisherman, the progression of my year is closely tied to insect hatches.  Trout is the quarry of choice and so I …

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WILD HONEYBEES above the TUNNEL

WILD HONEYBEES above the TUNNEL

July 8, 2016 The buzz of bees catches my attention while on the trail above the Tunnel in Steep Rock.  I give a quick look …

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A Land Trust Supported By Your Donations - Storywalk

Story Walk

Macricostas Preserve has a StoryWalk! This community collaboration between Steep Rock Association, Gunn Memorial Library, and Washington Supply offers a fun and educational outdoor activity for …

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3 Peaks Challenge

Introducing the 3 Peaks Challenge sponsored by Steep Rock Association’s Outreach Committee. To participate, ascend all three peaks: Hidden Valley’s Pinnacle, Macricostas’ Waramaug Rock, and the Steep …

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