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Connecticut Grown Strawberries Ripe for the Picking

Connecticut Grown Strawberries Ripe for the Picking »

By: Rebecca Murphy

Fresh from the field, Connecticut Grown strawberries are now ripening and ready to eat. Strawberries are the first fruit available in Connecticut and signal... more

Extraordinary Equine Experiences in Coastal Connecticut

Extraordinary Equine Experiences in Coastal Connecticut »

By: Veronica Phobes

For those afflicted with the horse bug, there is no better way to view the world than from the saddle, astride a trustworthy mount, who is willing and able to... more

Creating Heirloom Furniture from Connecticut Trees

Creating Heirloom Furniture from Connecticut Trees »

By: Jennifer Carmichael

In the lobby of Suicide Six, one of America’s oldest ski resorts in South Pomfret, VT, Ryan Longfield asked the bartender who made the stool he was sitting... more

Grow Your Own Butterfly Garden

Grow Your Own Butterfly Garden »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Butterflies and flowers were made for each other, and there are certain flowers that butterflies absolutely love to be around. As a French poet once pointed... more

Make a Difference, One Straw at a Time

Make a Difference, One Straw at a Time »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Not using and not distributing plastic straws may seem like a small gesture, but it has major environmental impact. Reducing plastic straws use is a... more

Succulents Are Always in Season

Succulents Are Always in Season »

By: Veronica Phobes

For some, keeping a simple house plant alive can be an arduous task, however, the modish elegance that indoor greenery adds to the ambiance and stylish décor... more

The House Cat’s Cousin; The Bobcat

The House Cat’s Cousin; The Bobcat »

By: Veronica Phobes

Most cat lovers know that their furry feline friends are still, after thousands of years of domestication, mostly wild animals, who exhibit many fierce hunting... more

Drive Change. Drive Electric.

Drive Change. Drive Electric. »

By: Hanna Emerson

Like the arrival of the smartphone, electric cars are causing a generational divide. According to a new study from the ‘Drive Change. Drive Electric.’... more

Think the Tick Threat Grows with the Grass?

Think the Tick Threat Grows with the Grass? »

By: Jane Hodgins

Not Necessarily.. When Susannah Lerman talked with fellow researchers and friends about her study of the effects of less frequent lawn mowing to improve... more

Dryocopus Pileatus

Dryocopus Pileatus »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Connecticut is home to 7 species of woodpeckers that live in forests, woodlands, orchards, residential areas, and city parks throughout the state. An... more

Smelly Truth About Skunks

Smelly Truth About Skunks »

By: Veronica Phobes

Always dressed to impress, in a natural suit of black and white, the North American striped skunk is the most commonly seen skunk here in the Nutmeg state.... more

Equal Day and Night…

Equal Day and Night… »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the day and night will be of almost equal duration. Conventional wisdom suggests that on the equinox everybody on Earth gets... more

Spotted in the Bahamas

Spotted in the Bahamas »

By: Sharon Bruce

While just over 60 pairs of Piping Plovers nest in Connecticut, one keeps making herself known. Piping Plover "Pink Flag 2E" first captured Audubon... more

The Sounding of Connecticut Tree Frogs

The Sounding of Connecticut Tree Frogs »

By: Veronica Phobes

They’re small, a little slimy, unassuming and fragile. Most don’t even take notice of them; they are the state’s most abundant frog species, the... more

Stone Walls of Connecticut

Stone Walls of Connecticut »

By: Staff

Have you ever noticed how many stone walls there are in Connecticut? Have you ever wondered who made them? And where they got all of those rocks? Early... more

Sugar on Snow

Sugar on Snow »

By: Melinda Tuhus

Where maple sap flows, all one needs to make taffy is snow. A fun and easy winter treat, maple syrup on snow candy requires just two ingredients -- pure maple... more

Winter Means Bald Eagles in Connecticut

Winter Means Bald Eagles in Connecticut »

By: Veronica Phobes

Photo Credit: Canosa Photography Iconic and grandiose, the Bald Eagle represents freedom and flight, nature and life and thanks to massive efforts to... more

Roses for Autism Grows Roses Careers & Love

Roses for Autism Grows Roses Careers & Love »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Tucked away on Route 1 in Guilford is one of Connecticut's hidden gems.  Roses for Autism is many things; it's a farm, a florist, a career training program, a... more

Bee-Pocalypse Now (or Later)

Bee-Pocalypse Now (or Later) »

By: Bob Woods

This time, “They told us, “the end is here.” That's what the media hype machine warned us just a few years ago. Massive die-offs were decimating the... more

Killingworth Cranberries

Killingworth Cranberries »

By: Karena Garrity

Tangy, tart cranberries are somewhat of a fickle fruit, requiring just the right conditions for growth, such as; an adequate, fresh water supply, a long... more