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
The best thing you can do to insure that these threatened turtles continue to visit our shoreline for many summers to come is to make a generous donation.
AUGUST Persaid meteor showers in northeast sky after 10 P.M. Insects chorus nightly. Early morning spider webs. Nighthawks on the wing. First Asters, Wild Mint, Beechdrops, Virginia Dayflower, Tick-trefoil, Burdock, Groundnut, Cardinal-Flower, Great Lobelia.
SEPTEMBER Mushrooms. Goldenrod, Asters, Fringed Gentian. Monarch Butterfly and Great Darner migration. Broad-Winged Hawks on the wing. Webs of Fall Webworm. Tree swallow and Fall Warbler migration. Full moon will reveal passing bird migrants.
OCTOBER Nuts ripen. Juncos, Grosbeaks, Purple Finches, Chickadees appear. Sharpshinned Hawks, Ospreys, Blackbirds migrate. Flocks of waterfowl appear out of the north. Chipmunks go underground. Sept. leftovers of Black-Eyed Susan, Peppergrass, Sneezeweed, Sticktight, Common Mallow.