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Nature Initiative Director Mark Fowler has been exploring biodiversity in Connecticut with News 12’s Road Trip Close to Home. Watch the videos and learn about the incredible nature in our own backyard.
Enders State Forest
December 18, 2020 Mark Fowler and News 12 visit Enders State Forest, 2,000 acres of forest that was virtually cut down by the end of the 1800s, but has completely grown back for a combination of recreation and preservation.
November 19, 2020 Mark Fowler and News 12 explore Sub Edge Farm in Farmington, Connecticut. "A farm in particular is a great reason to shop locally because you're getting the freshest possible food you can," Fowler says.
October 8, 2020 Mark Fowler joins News 12 to show nature seekers how they can view more fall foliage without leaving the state. "Whether you're going to the town green or driving down one of our scenic byways or back roads or going for a hike in nature, you can't beat the fall foliage," Fowler says.
Mount Riga State Park
September 10, 2020 Mount Riga State Park, in Salisbury, Connecticut is home to the five tallest peaks in the state. Join Mark Fowler as he climbs Bear Mountain and Mount Frissell.
August 20, 2020 Mark Fowler joins Captain Ian Devlin on his boat in the waters around Norwalk, Connecticut for a conversation about how he shares the experiences that make the outdoors so unique to him.
June 18, 2020 Mark Fowler explores the town of Kent, Connecticut, a town "where nature meets Main Street and New England colonial charm meets fine art."