Calendar module icon

Calendar

View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.

Event Details

Return to Previous
Date:
September 17, 2017
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Bemis Road Town of Pepperell Conservation Area (parking near the end of the Bemis Road but not blocking the gate)
Address:
Pepperell, MA 01463

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Natural History Walk with Plant Ecologist Pat Swain Rice

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Join the Pepperell Conservation Commission and the Nashoba Conservation Trust on a Natural History Walk with Plant Ecologist Pat Swain Rice - Sept. 17. (Sunday) 10 to 12ish. Bemis Road Town of Pepperell Conservation Area (parking near the end of the Bemis Road but not blocking the gate). Visit one of the few areas in Pepperell with pitch pine trees and unique sandy soils. Wander through the gravel pit and see the return of native plants, shrubs and trees along the edges. An early successional forest of young aspen and birch along with sweet fern, bracken and Pennsylvania sedge are returning to the area. The edges of the low wet areas support sundews, cranberries, and other plants typical of boggy conditions.