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Tax Bill, Land Conservation, and You

With each donation you give, you help ensure the lands you love are well cared for and maintained as wildlife habitats, hiking trails, and places …

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Preserve Experiences

Nature provides us with the opportunity to rejuvenate and explore.  We asked visitors to share memorable experiences they have had in our preserves.  Please enjoy …

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Senior Community Outing

Where might the senior community go when looking for a place to explore the outdoors with friends and neighbors? They go to Steep Rock Preserve, …

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Eliot Johnson, local donor to Steep Rock Association

Donor Spotlight on…
Eliot Johnson

Eliot Johnson is a part-time farmer and the owner of West Mountain Builders. Eliot lives, farms, and does business on property that once housed his …

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AN ULTRASONIC EAR to the NIGHT SKY

AN ULTRASONIC EAR to the NIGHT SKY

Bats not only flap webbed digits to get around. They also use echolocation to navigate through their surroundings and capture insects, rapidly emitting high-frequency pulses …

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GASTROPODS have the RIGHT OF WAY

GASTROPODS have the RIGHT OF WAY

Our summer days and nights have normalized in comparison to last year, interspersed with thunderstorms that moisten the air and briefly lower air temperatures.  June …

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SOME common and uncommon SPRING SIGHTINGS

SOME common and uncommon SPRING SIGHTINGS

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HEART-HALTING HENS

HEART-HALTING HENS

There’s nothing quite as startling as a ground-nesting bird gone undetected until erupting in flight.  This happened more times than I care to admit while …

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WONDROUS WILDFLOWERS in the HIDDEN VALLEY

WONDROUS WILDFLOWERS in the HIDDEN VALLEY

Satisfy your senses with an outing to Hidden Valley Preserve.  Short, hoarse phrases give away a singing scarlet tanager atop the talus slope while a …

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