Kids discovering amphibians along our trails with Yale biologists Dave Skelly and Kealoha Freidenburg.
Author and biologist Tom Wessels taught us how to understand history by looking at the forest.
Yale Botanist Michael Donoghue leading a spring botany and wildflower walk.
Julie Ainsworth leading a group out into the Ox Pasture in the spring time.
Fall on the Greist Pond loop of the Ironwoods Trail.
Young hikers following a treasure hunt along the Neck River.
Birder Mike DiGiorgio leads a group in the early spring along the Summer Hill Trail.
Photo by Dave Stephenson, near Indian Rock Shelters Trail
Photo by Anne Elliott, 2011 photo contest, Ironwoods Preserve
Photo by Emily Soboleski, 2011 photo contest, Shepherds Trail
Photo by Natasha Barrow, 2011 photo contest
Photo by Joan O’Neill, view of Cedar Island looking toward the Sound from the East River
Photo by Geoffrey Giller
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DECEMBER Orion visible. Wood Turtles go into hibernation. Ducks active as ponds start to freeze over. Mice feed on grass shoots and bark. Starlings flock. Redpolls, Goldfinches, Titmice appear.
JANUARY Snowy Owls in open fields and coastal areas. Stoneflies emerge. First heavy snows, footprints. Honeybee flights. Hunger Moon of the Ameircan Indian. Stock birdfeeders well, put out suet.