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An Ode to Trail Maintainers

An Ode to Trail Maintainers

Trailsmen, stewards, guardians of green,In silent service, rarely seen.With hands that mend the trail’s worn face,You guide our wanderlust’s embrace. Through forests deep and mountains high,Ensuring paths… Read more…

2023 Year in Review

2023 Year in Review Previous years:   2017  |   2018  |   2019  |   2020   |   2021 | 2022 Seventh annual review, inching closer to a decade of work… Read more…

2022 Year in Review

2022 Year in Review

Previous years:   2017  |   2018  |   2019  |   2020   |   2021 Sixth annual review here and I’m so thankful that you all continue to read, support, and…

Windham County Complete

Windham County Complete

My pick for best waterfall in the county (even if it is man-made) I don’t think I’ve taken enough time to sit back and digest what seems… Read more…

Summer Questionnaire 2022

Summer Questionnaire 2022

In August 2022 I released a questionnaire to members of my newsletter asking for feedback and answers to questions that have been on my mind. Since this… Read more…

The Hurricane of 1938

The Hurricane of 1938

Check out this page for a map of all the tagged locations Imagine it’s September 1938. It has rained 14 inches in the past week so the… Read more…

History of Forestry in Connecticut

The history of Connecticut’s forests is the story of glacial setting, managed landscapes, their cultivation and preservation and of course raging fires, leveling hurricanes, and expanding blights.… Read more…

2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

Previous years:   2017  |   2018  |   2019  |   2020 It’s that time of year when people like me fire up their laptops, open a blank doc, look… Read more…