January 22, 2021

Farmhands Turn Their Hands to Inside Work

 FARMHANDS TURN THEIR HANDS TO INSIDE WORK  The farmhands at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road did not take their usual two-week holiday over Christmas […]
February 28, 2021

New Storybook Trail to Sugar Shack

This article was first published in the Delaware Gazette. This month last year at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road the fields were water-logged, the […]
March 22, 2021

Sap, Lambs, Kids, and a Prairie Burn at Stratford

This article was first published in the Delaware Gazette. After a snowy February, this month has been the driest March in memory for Stratford Ecological […]
April 1, 2021

In Memory of Shepherdess Marge Finnegan

This article was first published in the Delaware Gazette. March did not go out like a lion at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road with […]
May 10, 2021

Green Vistas Abound at Stratford Ecological Center

It is a vista of green, green, green at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road. The heavily pruned apple trees are in full leaf. The […]
June 10, 2021

In-Pig Sow “Frances” Makes Debut at Stratford Ecological Center

Last month I shared that the vista at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road was green, green, green; this month I can add that the […]
July 6, 2021

Hay Baler Hickups at Stratford Ecological Center

After consistently dry days it was a relief to have a heavy but short rainfall on June 29 at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road. […]
September 12, 2021

Life Moves Into High Gear At Stratford Ecological Center

Life at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road moved into high gear the week after Labor Day. Fifth graders arrived to take part in our […]
October 1, 2021

Children Feel At Home At Stratford Ecological Center

On the Fall Equinox three inches of rain fell at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road. The next day, which coincided with the famous Little […]
December 2, 2021

Life Settles Down for Winter At Stratford Ecological Center

The first frost, with temperatures in the low 20’s, arrived at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road November 3 and killed the flowering buckwheat in field #3, thus ending […]