Category: Around Town

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Lyman Orchards Sunflower Maze

I’ve been to corn mazes before but this was my first trip to a sunflower maze. I’d seen pictures of sunflower fields and always thought it would be fun to visit one. While browsing...

May through June is a critical period when female turtles undertake risky overland forays to reach nesting areas. During this time, they often cross roads, sometimes with fatal consequences. Be on the lookout for turtles crossing roads and give them a “brake!”

Beware of Turtles

DEEP Press Release Turtles and Roads Are a Deadly Combination Assisting them in a proper manner helps ensure survival of species Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is reminding residents to be...

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Don’t Move Firewood!

DEEP and Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Remind Connecticut Campers and Vacationers To Leave Firewood at Home Purchase firewood locally to reduce the spread of the Asian Longhorned Beetle and other harmful tree and forest...

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Tour de Lyme

By John Sahadi – Buying Department The 3rd Annual Tour de Lyme this weekend was a great event, and since the beginning Trailblazer has been there to volunteer. Along the rolling hills of Lyme...

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Wild “Orphans:” To Rescue or Not?

If You Care, Leave It There Press release from the Connecticut DEEP Spring and summer are busy times for people and animals. Many animals are setting up territories, building nests, or finding den sites...

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Vote New Haven

New Haven is in the running for Outside Magazine’s Best Towns 2015! Take a minute to think about all of the great things in New Haven and the Greater New Haven area. We have...