The Great Outdoors
The Cicadas are Coming! The Cicadas are Coming!
Word on the street is that Brood II is on the move and heading toward Connecticut. I'm talking Cicadas. You know, those big, swarming monsters bugs with three red eyes,...
Reflections on Long Island Sound Day
Today in Connecticut is Long Island Sound Day. Back in 1997, the state General Assembly declared that each Friday before Memorial Day is to be celebrated as Long Island Sound...
Top 10 Beaches in the US
Summer is right around the corner and it's time to start thinking about beach getaways. This may be hard to believe in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, but an annual list of...
Drones Tern Out to Be Good
When people hear the word drone most look to the sky with fear and trepidation. Are they the next target for a missile strike? Are the police watching them? Is...
A Watershed Moment with a Point
Many of us have heard about watershed protection efforts. Perhaps you live in a drinking water supply watershed or have childhood memories of Poor Willy Wonka being accused of...
Advanced Hike: Lake Bethany
Last week I wrote about a hike around Maltby Lakes. In the spirit of enjoying a perfect 70 degree day and using my new RWC passes, I decided to do what I...
The Optimization of Windbelt Electrical Efficiency
Daniel Giebisch and Noah Gallant: The Windbelt, a novel small-scale wind power electrical generator, relies on a vibrating film with attached magnets to produce an electrical...
Correlation between chlorophyll and particulate organic carbon in the oceans
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Hike: Maltby Lakes
Invest $50 on a family pass and what does it get you? Entrance at all of the Regional Water Authority parks in the State of Connecticut for your family for TWO YEARS! Is it really...