The August Report

August tends to be a very hot month in Connecticut, and often includes some pretty fierce thunderstorms and heatwaves, often alternating between the two. While these two weather factors can ruin a nice day hike, they seem have the opposite effect when it comes to the proliferation of colorful mushrooms in the forests.

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The May Report

April got off to a slow start this year, and as a result, May is likely to come in a little slow as well. If April is best remembered for the emergence of the early spring flowers, May is the time of the year when the forests come alive with foliage. The trees finally get their leaves back and while there still may be a few chilly days in the month, winter really is over and done with.

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