Outdoor Trail and Product Reviews

A common misconception is that a tagged bear is a problem bear, and a bear with two ear tags was caught on two different occasions because it was causing problems. Actually, every bear receives two ear tags (one in each ear) the first time it is handled by DEEP. Most tagged bears have not been caught as problem bears, but rather as part of a project researching the state’s population. Photo be Paul J. Fusco/DEEP Wildlife Division

DEEP Reminds Residents to Be Bear Aware

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds residents to take steps to reduce contact and potential conflicts with black bears. These steps are increasingly important because Connecticut’s bear population continues to grow...

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Wadsworth Falls State Park

Wadsworth Falls State Park gets a lot of attention in the summer. It’s pretty common to hear that it has reached capacity. Some people may shy away from the park because of this, but...

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Keen Uneek

Stepping out of your comfort zone is not always an easy thing to do. For some brands, stepping out of their comfort zone can be taking a big risk. Last year, when Keen stepped...

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Timberlands, Guilford

Back in 1975 the town of Guilford acquired 600 acres of land. Instead of turning it into the latest neighborhood development, it became the Timberland Preserve. Today the preserve serves as a place people...

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Now Hiring: Old Saybrook

The Position: Sales Associate Candidate should have multiple years of specialty apparel and footwear retail experience and a desire to grow. We differentiate ourselves by exhibiting “customer is priority” mindset at all times. In this...

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Denali Outdoor Spring 2016 Series

Welcome to another season of Denali Outdoor! This spring our adventures take us to some new locations and to some classic favorites. We will talk backpacking, cooking, and getting lost. We are excited to...

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Denali Outdoor: Backpacking & Camping Tips

Event: Backpacking & Camping Tips Location: **** Note: Location change to Giuffrida Park and Lamentation Mountain**** Formally planned for Castle Craig starting in Hubbard Park Date: 5/1 Time: 11:00 Event Description: You will be...

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Denali Outdoor: Orienteering

Event: Orienteering Location: Timberland Forest Guilford Date: 4/23 Time: 11:00 Event Description: You and our classically trained guides will get “lost” in some of the most beautiful forests the Connecticut shoreline has to offer....

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Denali Outdoor: National Trails Day

Dust off your hiking shoes and get ready to have some fun! National Trails Day is the country’s largest celebration of trails and Denali Outdoor is bringing you four hikes this year. All of...

Providing food for bald eagles may seem like a good way to help wildlife and also get a close-up view of an impressive animal, but according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, feeding eagles can be detrimental and the activity is expressly prohibited by both state and federal law.  Credit Paul J. Fusco/DEEP Wildlife Division

Do Not Feed Bald Eagles

Providing food for bald eagles may seem like a good way to help wildlife and also get a close-up view of an impressive animal, but according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental...