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VISTA Summer 2015

What’s in this Issue: Vernal pools; Steep Rock Vision; New Trustees; Students lead Judea Garden; Explorations in Nature events; Reich Bridge reopens; and The Van Sinderen family and Hidden Valley. Read this issue: VISTA Summer 2015

VISTA Fall 2009

What’s in this Issue: Judea Garden at Macricostas; Steep Rock challenge: Landscape your yard for Wildlife; Native plants; Steep Rock Members; Shepaug River; Montessori students volunteer; and New Trustees, Waddy Davidson, Larry Gendron, and Eliot Johnson. Read this issue: VISTA Fall 2009

VISTA Fall 2007

What’s in this Issue: Changes on the Board of Trustees; Macricostas fields & invasive species; Steep Rock Members; Steep Rock challenge; Small Habitats; Monarch tagging day; Plans for Middle field; and Washington horse show. Read this issue: VISTA Fall 2007

VISTA Fall 2006

What’s in this Issue: Conservation tax incentives; Trustees Elected; Salamanders in love; Steep Rock Members; Gifts of Land & Easements 2005; Annual Membership Drive; and CT Land Conservation Council. Read this issue: VISTA Fall 2006

VISTA Fall 2005

What’s in this Issue: Hidden Valley bridge lost; Hidden Valley harvest planned; Vinnie Forese retires; Steep Rock Members; New Trustees; Annual Membership Drive; Taft girls volunteer; and Macricostas maps. Read the issue: VISTA Fall 2005

VISTA Fall 2004

What’s in this Issue: Eagle Scout Project; Plant Invasions; New Trustees; Steep Rock Members; and Task force to preserve farmland. Read this issue: VISTA Fall 2004

VISTA Fall 2003

What’s in this Issue: Trails Assistant’s Progress; Migratory bird survey; Macricostas Updates (Yale’s Management plan & more); Steep Rock Members; Giant Hogweed Update; Archive; Trail Maps; New Trustees; and New logo and website. Read this issue: VISTA Fall 2003

VISTA Fall 2002

What’s in this Issue: New Trustees; Steep Rock was gifted a house; FAQs: and Steep Rock Members. Read this issue: VISTA Fall 2002

VISTA Summer 2001

What’s in this Issue: Meeker Swamp to Macricostas Preserve; Shepaug River; Local Farmers and Macricostas; Trail stewardship; New Trustees; New Steep Rock President; and Dog problems. Read this issue: VISTA Summer 2001

VISTA Summer 2000

What’s in this Issue: New Trustees; 75th Birthday Party for Former Trustee; 10 year Stewardship program; and FAQs. Read this issue: VISTA Summer 2000

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Our legal name: Steep Rock Association, Inc.
Tax ID: #06-6069060
Mailing address: PO Box 279, Washington Depot, CT 06794

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Steep Rock Association
PO Box 279
Washington Depot, CT 06794