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Explore Trees of the Connecticut River Flood Plain at Bennett Meadows Wildlife Management Area in Northfield

Hitchcock Center for the Environment - Bennett Meadows Wildlife Management Area

Sunday, December 11, 2016
Bennett Meadows Wildlife Management Area Route 10 NorthfieldMA  01354
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Bennett Meadows Wildlife Management Area Route 10 NorthfieldMA  01354

What's Included

Explore Trees of the Connecticut River Flood Plain at Bennett Meadows Wildlife Management Area in Northfield with Ted Watt Sunday, December 11, 10am- 12pm - Bennett Meadows is a mixed-use parcel located along the west shore of the Connecticut River. A portion of the property is devoted to raising field corn, but there are interesting wetlands and a diverse remnant of flood plain forest along the Connecticut River bank. We’ll proceed at a leisurely pace, observing and discussing as we go. Dress for the cold and bring binoculars if you have them. Walking will be off trail on level ground with a bit of clambering over and under. Members $20 Non-members $25

About This Organizer

Education helps develop a community that understands connections among the human health, ecosystems and economies. The Hitchcock Center connects people with nature and encourages a deeper emotional bond with the natural world that sustains us all.

Founded in 1962, the Hitchcock Center for the Environment fosters awareness and understanding of our environment through programs with a particular focus on children, who live in a world of environmental challenges.

Our educational framework centers on five fundamentals:

  • Understanding principles of ecology
  • Valuing place
  • Promoting resilience
  • Demonstrating sustainability in the built environment
  • Educating for active citizenship

Organizer Info

  • Hitchcock Center for the Environment

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Bennett Meadows Wildlife Management Area Route 10 NorthfieldMA  01354
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