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  • Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour

    Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour
    Somewhere in the whitened wilderness outside Mount Snow, Vt., as the wind whips through acres of huddled pines, comes the thick drone of a herd of high-powered snowmobiles. It's the only way to go. "It's a totally different experience," said Mark...
  • Letterboxing In State Forests

  • Disney enchanted by Bethlehem

    The wonderful world of Disney will soon include a piece of Bethlehem. The Walt Disney Co., whose fictional forests created cover for characters from Bambi to Snow White, has finalized an environmental deal involving the 20,000 acres of lush woods...
  • New Winter Park budget has no tax hikes, no spending cuts

    New Winter Park budget has no tax hikes, no spending cuts
    The city has started the budget process, which will last until Sept. 22, when the commission is scheduled to take a final vote on adoption of the new budget. Until then, there will be meetings in August to get feedback and comments from the public....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Renbrook Summer Adventure Campers Travel To Costa Rica

    Thirteen Renbrook Summer Adventure campers, accompanied by chaperones, Sarah Davis, Renbrook School physical education teacher and Jon Ladd, Renbrook School alum, traveled to the Cloud Forest School in Santa Elena, Costa Rica. The campers, all high school...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Donates $25,000 To The Preserve

    Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, through the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Family Foundation, has donated $25,000 to "The Preserve," a swath of 1,000 acres of coastal forest along the towns of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook. As the largest unprotected...
  • Lake County buys final piece of Des Plaines River Trail

     Lake County buys final piece of Des Plaines River Trail
    The final piece of the Des Plaines River Trail may not seem like much — only about a third of a mile — but it's been a long time coming. Lake County Forest Preserves commissioners were happy to add the missing piece of trail Tuesday,...
  • Vote Yes On The Preserve

    Voters in Old Saybrook on Tuesday can secure the protection of one of the great parcels of open land left in southern New England. Residents will vote on whether to commit $3 million of a total purchase price of $8.09 million to buy the pristine,...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Purchase completes Des Plaines River Trail

    Purchase completes Des Plaines River Trail
    The final piece of the Des Plaines River Trail may not seem like much – only about three-tenths of a mile – but it's been a long-time coming. Lake County Forest Preserves commissioners were overjoyed to add the missing piece of trail on...
  • Wildfire in Sequoia National Forest now threatens 1,000 homes

    A growing wildfire burning in the Sequoia National Forest now threatens 1,000 homes, power lines and communication facilities in the area, officials said Monday. The Shirley fire, which is only 10% contained, has burned at least 2,200 acres in the...