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Pomperaug River at Audubon Center at Bent of the River

Audubon Center at Bent of the River

The Audubon Center at Bent of the River (I’ve checked a couple of times and it is “Bent”, not “Bend”) is a very nice tract of 660 acres in Southbury, Connecticut owned by the National Audubon Society.  I was driving in the area and just happened upon the sign for the Center and decided to stop.  I’m really […]

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Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

More Photos from Steep Rock Reservation

Here are more photos from Steep Rock Reservation near Washington Depot, Connecticut.  The first photo is a view of the Shepaug River.  The second photo shows the suspension bridge that crosses the Shepaug River on one of the trails. If you visit Steep Rock Reservation, make sure you cross the suspension bridge;  although it’s definitely […]

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Red Tailed Hawk from White Memorial Foundation

Birds in White Memorial Foundation

In early Autumn of 2010, I visited the White Memorial Foundation in Litchfield, Connecticut and took these photos of a hawk (I believe it is a Red Tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis) and a Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens).  White Memorial Foundation is approximatley 4000 acres and has a conservation center and numerous trails, as well as an […]

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Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

The Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

In the Autumn, I visited Steep Rock Reservation, located close to Washington Depot, Connecticut.  The Steep Rock Association is a land trust that controls and maintains the 750 acre reservation.  There are several trails for biking, hiking, and horse riding in Steep Rock that are close to or follow the Shepaug River.  One trail follows an old […]

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