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Nature Hike: Deciphering Changes in the Plant and Animal Communities in the Fells

  • May 08, 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Bellevue Pond Parking Lot, South Border Rd. (opposite #70), Medford
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Deciphering Changes in the Plant and Animal Communities in the Fells

Saturday, May 8, 8:30-10:30 AM

Bellevue Pond parking lot, South Border Rd., Medford

Leaders:  Colin Orians and Julia Osborne

Colin Orians is a professor of Biology and Director of Environmental studies at Tufts University.  Julia Osborne is a contributor and editor with Mass Audubon, and a leader with Winchester Trails:

We will explore a variety of Fells ecosystems, including an oak-hickory woodland, a burned hillside, an old field, and a pond. We’ll focus on the evidence that reveals how the plant and animals in these locations have changed over time. Many songbirds migrate in early May, so bring binoculars, if you have them.

Meet at the Bellevue Pond parking lot opposite 70 South Border Road in Medford. Steady rain cancels.

Contact:  friends@fells.org.

Please note that space is strictly limited, and pre-registration will be required for all of our 2021 group events (no on-site registrations will be permitted). 

IMPORTANT:  PLEASE DO NOT BE A NO-SHOW!!! Our free offerings are frequently waitlisted, so if you cannot attend, PLEASE CONTACT US so we can give your spot to another person who wants to participate. 

THANK YOU!

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