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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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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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Who Made Those Tracks: A Family Workshop

Saturday, February 9, 201910:00 AM – 11:30 AMSteep Rock Preserve (2 Green Hill Road, Washington) Learn how to read stories told in the snow and …

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Hikers Challenge

Steep Rock Association is sponsoring a hiker’s challenge. Walk all 40 +/- miles of trails in the three Steep Rock Preserves — Hidden Valley, Steep …

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Macricostas Expansion

A Campaign to Expand Macricostas Preserve into Pinnacle Valley and Beyond “Each town should have a park, or rather a primitive forest, of 500 or …

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Bald-faced hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) nest suspended above the Shepaug River

WINTER divulges a PAPERY PRIZE 

A few stubborn oaks still cling to brown leaves, but for the most part, trees are rid of foliage, giving forests a different look and …

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