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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 two largest preserves and these signs were for the mutual benefit of all users – NOGOs to minimize disturbance at nest […]

VISTA Winter 2016-2017

What’s in this Issue: Invasive plants at Steep Rock; Hemlock research; In the Arena, behind the scenes at Steep Rock Association; From Judea Garden; Notes from the field, conservation easement; Children’s Nature book review; Volunteer Spotlight, Missy Stevens and Natalie Dyer; and a Kestrel Family.  Read this issue: VISTA Winter 2016-2017

VISTA Winter 2014

What’s in this Issue: Partnerships and Land Preservation; New staff; Protecting the Nettleton Hollow Area; Future plans; Explorations in Nature events; Hiking routes interrupted by Shepaug River; Steep Rock Tunnel study; and Trail maintenance.   Read this issue: VISTA Winter 2014

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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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Please make checks payable to Steep Rock Association. Our mailing address is:

Steep Rock Association
PO Box 279
Washington Depot, CT 06794