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Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks
Spring is finally here, which means sunshine and warmer temperatures aren’t far behind. But before you hit the trail for your first hike,…
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How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips
After a long winter, you’re no doubt itching to get back on your favorite trails, and inspired to explore new ones. But are you spring hiking…
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Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
One of the best things about hiking is that it is an outdoor activity that you can do all year long. So why is that so many avid hikers hang up their…
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way
Bummed that the summer hiking trails will soon be covered in white? That’s okay…it’s snowshoeing season! Snowshoeing is a great…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Connecticut

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Connecticut
Fall foliage holds a very special spot in the heart of New Englanders, with Nutmeggers proving no exception. There is perhaps no better way to view…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Connecticut

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Connecticut
Hikers have a true love and appreciation for the great outdoors. After all, it’s a pastime that can be experienced practically any time of…
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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Connecticut

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Connecticut
Trail running isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s a skill that many runners acquire when seeking something more exciting than running on…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Connecticut

5 Energizing Hikes in Connecticut
A challenging hike will leave you tired, but in the very best way. Sure, you might feel a few twinges in your muscles from the exertion, but…
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Make the Most Out of Rocky Neck State Park

Make the Most Out of Rocky Neck State Park
Retreat to the gorgeous wilderness of southeastern Connecticut at Rock Neck State Park. Located in East Lyme, it’s an excellent spot for family…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Connecticut

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Connecticut
Hiking and birding go hand in hand. Enjoying a hike is an excellent way to get in some exercise while enjoying the great outdoors, even with frequent…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Connecticut

5 Great Hiking Trails in Connecticut
When the weather is nice, enjoy a family-friendly and budget-friendly day out hiking along Connecticut’s nature trails. Though hiking trails…
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Events Near Essex CT

Orange Farmers Market

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 7:00am
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Orange, CT
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Higganum Village Market

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:00am
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Higganum, CT
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Nurel's Farmers' Market

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:00am
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Nurel's Farmers' Market
Hampton Bays, NY
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Bird Walk - Goldsmith Inle

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 8:00am
Goldsmith's Inlet Park
Southold, NY
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Remediation Roundtable

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 1:30pm
DEEP Headquarters
Hartford, CT
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EcoTravel Day Trip - Peabody Museum

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 9:00am
Peabody Museum of Natural History
New Haven, CT
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Supermoon and Spring Equinox Bonfire at Diana’s Field

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 6:00pm
Old Lyme, CT
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Spring Equinox Full Moon Night Hike And Campfire

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 6:00pm
James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center
Hampton, CT
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CFPA Ramble : Women of the Woods

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 9:00am
Wadsworth Falls State Park
Middletown, CT
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Senior Walk

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:00pm
James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center
Hampton, CT
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Woodcock Watch

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 6:45pm
Center at Pomfret
Pomfret Center, CT
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Long Island Winterfest At Jamesport Farm Brewery

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 6:30pm
Jamesport Farm Brewery
Riverhead, NY
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Frogwatch Training Workshop

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 7:00pm
Connecticut Audubon Society Center
Glastonbury, CT
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