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PLANT ID IN THE WETLANDS & UPLANDS OF WARD RESERVATION
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PLANT ID IN THE WETLANDS & UPLANDS OF WARD RESERVATION

Join Boot Boutwell, itinerant naturalist, and MACC to identify plants and learn some natural history in a quaking bog and upland oak-hickory forest at the Charles W. Ward Reservation located in Andover and North Andover, Massachusetts.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/11/2020
When: Thursday, June 11, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Ward Reservation- Andover and North Andover, MA
Prospect Road
United States
Contact: Lindsay Martucci
617-489-3930


Online registration is available until: 6/10/2020
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Plant ID in the Wetlands and Uplands of Ward Reservation

Rain date is June 18, 2020

 

Pine Hole Bog and Holt Hill

Location:  The Charles W. Ward Reservation, Andover and North Andover, MA

Habitat Types:  Quaking bog, upland oak-hickory forest  

Known for: Bog Plants including leatherleaf, horsetails, arrow arum, sundews

Hiking Difficulty:  Easy/Moderate

Leader:  Roland “Boot” Boutwell, Naturalist

Limit:  12

 

This beautiful Trustees of Reservations property includes Pine Hole Bog, a true northern bog and one of the few quaking bogs in the area.  We’ll look for wild calla, cranberries, swamp azalea, pitcher plant, and a number of other typical bog plants along the bog boardwalk.  We’ll also ascend Holt Hill (420’), the highest Hill in Essex County for a look at the Boston skyline.  The walk will focus on plant ID as well as interesting natural history.  Bring a bag lunch and a hand lens if you have one.

 

Pricing Information:  MACC members:  $55 | Non-members:  $75  |  Students:  $40

 

Link to information and directions to Ward Reservation

 

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