Virtual Composting Workshop for Beginners and Pros

Alastair Ong
Alastair Ong

The Easton Energy & Environment Task Force will be hosting a virtual workshop to encourage residents to reduce waste and enrich garden soil by learning how to compost. The class will be Zoomed on April 22 at 7 p.m. and registration is simple and open to all.

The Continue reading “Virtual Composting Workshop for Beginners and Pros”

Sunday Nature Walk: Signs of Spring

By late March, it is easy to see that something has changed… even while temperatures can still dip into the low 40s, the sounds of the forest are teeming with the calls of birds, amphibians, and mammals. Tiny green sprouts of the plants waking up from their long slumber dot the Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: Signs of Spring”

The Harsh Realities Wildlife Face Every Spring

Now that spring is here, it’s time for Easton residents to prepare for the warmer weather. No more snowstorms, icy roads or snow boots — everyone hopes.

There might not appear to be much activity going on in the region when it comes to wildlife. But behind the scenes, many animals Continue reading “The Harsh Realities Wildlife Face Every Spring”

Sunday Nature Walk – Winter’s Waterfowl

When the ponds, lakes and streams freeze over during the cold winter months, it is easy to believe that all of the waterbird life has headed south for the season. But our north is another bird’s south. In this case it is the ducks and water birds of the north that migrate south to Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk – Winter’s Waterfowl”

Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event

A spring document shredding event at Jesse Lee United Methodist Church, 25 Flat Rock Road, Easton, Conn. is on for Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.

Church members feel confident that despite Covid-19, their vendor, ShredSmart, can safely and securely destroy Continue reading “Jesse Lee Church Document Spring Shredding Event”

Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit

A portion of a 55-acre plot of farmland on Banks Road is the subject of a lawsuit that pits an Easton resident against a limited liability company linked to the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Daniel Lent of Banks Road filed a lawsuit in Bridgeport Superior Court Continue reading “Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit”

Sunday Nature Walk: New England Winter

Throughout January and February, it is easy to dream about the warm days of spring that are not so far away. Winter can seem lifeless and bleak, the only refreshing component coming from the occasional snow that offers a brief change of scenery before turning into a brown mush. However, Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk: New England Winter”

Sunday Nature Walk – Visitors from the North

While most of New England consists of mixed deciduous and early successional forest, at the upper reaches of the region begins the grand boreal forest. The boreal forest is a vast wooded area stretching from Maine all the way to Alaska. This unique biome holds many wondrous species Continue reading “Sunday Nature Walk – Visitors from the North”

Library Presents Climate Activism Program

The Easton Public Library will present on Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. a Climate Change program entitled “Climate Activism: Toward a Greener Community and a Greener World, via Zoom. As a recently trained leader with the Climate Reality Project (founded by Al Gore), presenter Suzanne Solensky Continue reading “Library Presents Climate Activism Program”

Walking Into 2021

Queen Elizabeth II called it right when she referred to the year 1992 as her Annus Horribilis, or year of disaster. She was distraught by her children’s divorces and a fire that destroyed a wing of Windsor Castle.

For the rest of the world, Annus Horribilis more aptly describes Continue reading “Walking Into 2021”

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