Fall on the Greist Pond loop of the Ironwoods Trail.
Young hikers following a treasure hunt along the Neck River.
Photo by Dave Stephenson, near Indian Rock Shelters Trail
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.
Birder Mike DiGiorgio leads a group in the early spring along the Summer Hill Trail.
Photo by Anne Elliott, 2011 photo contest, Ironwoods Preserve
Photo by Emily Soboleski, 2011 photo contest, Shepherds Trail
Photo by Geoffrey Giller
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MARCH Geese and ducks move north. Blackbirds, Song and Fox Sparrows, Mourning Cloak Butterflies. Spotted Salamander migration. Robins, Wood Frogs, Peepers, Skunk Cabbage, Pussy Willow, Snowdrops.
APRIL Red Maples flower. Tree Swallows, House Wrens, Wood Pewees, Phoebes, catbirds, Flickers. Toads call, Turtles crawl. Spring Azure Butterfly. Anemone, Spring Beauty, Hepatica, Bloodroot, Wild Ginger, Dwarf Ginsing, Trilliium, Vibod-Betony, Wild Geranium, Blue-Eyed Grass, Cinquefoil.
MAY Marsh-Marigold, Bluets, Chickweed. Pussytoes, catbrier, Ferns unfolding, Violets, Blue Flags, Bittersweet, Trout Lily, Mayapple, Starflower, False Hellebore, Solomon’s Seal, Wood Sorrell, Indian Cucumber-Root, Bellwort, Jack-in-the-Pulpit