Happening on July 20, 2017 - July 21, 2017

warren weldEveryone is welcome to join Greenbelt, the Manchester-Essex Conservation Trust and members of the YMCA/North Shore Y Connections hiking group for an invigorating hike through the Warren Weld Woodland in Essex and into the Essex Woods on July 20 at 9:30 am. 

Mary Williamson of Greenbelt and Michael McDonagh of the Manchester-Essex Conservation Trust will be the walk leaders for this hike, and will be able to provide information about the surrounding forest throughout the walk.

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This will be a two-hour  hike that beings at Greenbelt's Apple Street Trailhead in which the group will walk at a brisk pace.

The Warren Weld Woodlot is an excellent spot to observe wildlife. Catbriar and low-bush blueberries provide food for many species. Deadwood hemlocks provide shelter for cavity-nesting animals like flying squirrels and Saw-whet Owls. Opossum, red fox, skunk, otter, deer and other mammals makes their home in these woods. 

Directions:
From Route 128/Exit 15/School Street/Southern Ave
Go on School Street/Southern Ave towards Essex. In 2.2 miles, bear left onto Apple Street. Trailhead and parking are 0.6 miles ahead on the left. Space for 2-3 cars.

From intersection of Route 22 and Route 133 in Essex
Go south on Route 22. In 0.8 miles, turn left onto Apple Street. Trailhead and parking are 0.7 miles ahead on the right. Space for 2-3 cars.

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