Preservation of natural resources condition is important to Weir Farm National Historic Site's managers. Through a partnership with the Northeast Temperate Network Inventory and Monitoring staff, park water quality, breeding bird abundance, and forest health are monitored on a regular basis. These three vital signs help the park to gauge any changes in environmental condition, and can alert managers of threats to the resources.
Did You Know?
Painter Julian Alden Weir installed stars on the ceiling of all three of his studios. He had three studios: one in New York City, one in Windham, CT and one behind his home in Branchville, CT. Visitors will be able to see the original stars in his Branchville studio at Weir Farm National Historic Site once the Weir Studio has been restored in late 2013.