Walk Series: Identifying Plants Throughout the Year

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm
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Breivogel Ponds Conservation Area
Breivogel Ponds Conservation Area
588 Blacksmith Shop Rd.
Falmouth, MA 02540
Latitude: 41.605801
Longitude: -70.596257

Have fun discovering the fascinating conservation land at Breivogel Ponds Conservation Area! This 67-acre property features a variety of habitats, including woodland, grassland, fresh water ponds, and new vernal pools. Join Alex Lancaster and Marcy Klattenberg in identifying vegetation in this area and returning again and again throughout the year to watch the growth and change that take place. Explore such topics as:

  • Is it a pine, a fir, a spruce, or…? How many evergreens are there?
  • Brush a certain green plant to smell oranges.
  • Should we make tea from mugwort, or put the leaves in our shoes?
  • Identify a smartweed. (Is there a not-so-smart weed?)

Meet at the Breivogel parking area on the east side of Blacksmith Shop Road, just 1 mile north of Falmouth High School. Wear sturdy walking shoes and bring a full water bottle. Rain will cancel.

This event is part of a three-walk series on Wednesdays in 2017.

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 540-4619
Category: The 300 Committee
Hosted By: The 300 Committee
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a man's hand holding a small frog in the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve
Look for frogs and salamanders among the Bioreserve's many swamps and vernal pools.

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