Posts Tagged ‘ Roger Tory Peterson ’

Exhibit explores inspiration behind bird photography

Jun 22nd, 2013 | By

A new exhibit at The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, focuses on the work of two Old Lyme artists known for their wildlife photos. “Roger Tory Peterson and Me: A Bird Photographer’s Inspiration” features the original photography of Old Lyme artist Diana Atwood Johnson and her personal inspiration, renowned photographer

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Conservation Land Transfers Add to Protected Areas of Silvio O. Conte Fish and Wildlife Refuge

Nov 16th, 2011 | By

The protected area of the Silvio O. Conte Fish and Wildlife Refuge has grown, and the public will gain enhanced access in a place of significance to American naturalist history, with transfer by The Nature Conservancy of 96 acres of land to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The transfer includes a 40-acre parcel in East Hampton that contains a half-mile of Pine Brook, a direct tributary of the Salmon River. This property was transferred jointly by The Nature Conservancy and the Middlesex Land Trust.