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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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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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