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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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Darling Road Preserve – Salem

I have walked many miles, on many occasions, in the Hartman Park Preserve in Lyme, CT on Gungy Rd. However, I have never hiked any of the neighboring preserves in Salem, just a short...

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Hoffman Evergreen Preserve

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve – Avalonia Land Conservancy, Stonington, CT Spring is here! Temperatures are rising and Winter’s icy grip is finally loosened. Trailheads are mostly free of snow so it’s time to get out...

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Local Trails: Mica Ledges

Heading out on a hike on a trail new to you can be a little worrisome. Will the trail be marked well? Is my map up to date? And if you are snowshoeing you...

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2nd Annual Rock the Gauntlet

Rock the Gauntlet Sunday, May 3, 2015 East Rock Park | New Haven, CT Rock the Gauntlet is part of the Denali Gauntlet Race Series (Run the Gauntlet is 10/11/15). Rock the Gauntlet features...

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Winter Sunset at Bluff Point State Park

Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Connecticut is the most visited State Park in Connecticut. There is free parking in a large dirt lot. Visitors can hike, mountain bike, kayak, paddleboard, trail run, horseback...

Denali Outdoor: Snowshoe at Sleeping Giant

More snow means more snowshoeing! Join us this Sunday for a snowshoe hike at Sleeping Giant State Park. Don’t own snowshoes and want to join us? No problem. We have snowshoes you can borrow...