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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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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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