Exploring the Nulhegan Basin

Wow! Have you ever explored the Silvio Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge: Nulhegan Basin in the northeast kingdom of Vermont? Well, if you said no, you really should plan a trip. This relatively new Refuge was established in 1997 and encompasses lands in VT, NH, MA, and CT – all part of the Connecticut…

Gnomes in the Wood

A couple of weeks ago, Andrew read a story in the newspaper about local residents putting gnomes and stick creatures in the ACT managed Cooley-Jericho Community Forest. This was the first we had heard of it and sounded like the perfect Sunday Adventure. We printed a map and headed over to the parking area off…

Fall Leaf Hike

A couple of weekends ago, we headed out on a Sunday for a short walk in Franconia, NH. We wanted to explore the Lawrence Family Forest, which is owned by the Town of Franconia with an easement held by the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust. There are several neighborhood trails throughout Franconia, that connect to one another.…