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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 I was struck by the simple beauty of Steep

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People

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 bird of prey in CT, had nested in our

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Natural Beauty

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. Martin Luther King Junior. The community event offered various

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Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers (RBV) Program
Citizen Science

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 low tolerance for poor water quality.  The presence of

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BUGS of the SHEPAUG RIVER
Scientific Study

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 often find myself on the banks of the Shepaug

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