Biography

Peter Marteka covers the town of Glastonbury for The Hartford Courant. As a multimedia reporter, I try to communicate with my readers in a variety of ways including the print newspaper edition, the Glastonbury homepage on Courant.com, Twitter and Facebook. In addition to stories, be sure to check out my videos and photo galleries. He also writes the award-winning “Nature” column that runs each Sunday. Each week, he explores a preserve or state park – something off the beaten path – and brings that to readers in a column along with a photo gallery that runs online.

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Peter Marteka

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A Warm Invitation To A Frozen Preserve

A Warm Invitation To A Frozen Preserve

March 2, 2015

In the past 17 years of writing this column, February 2015 has been by far the toughest month to explore the great outdoors. From a snowpack that is measured in feet to daytime temperatures well below freezing, it has been tough to come up with a worthy destination that isn't buried in the frozen tundra.

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