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West Newbury Magnolia & Woods Walk

  • 24 Apr 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • 227 Middle Street, West Newbury


ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  Call the office until 4pm today (Friday, April 22) to register. 978-468-1133.

Join ECTA board member Deb Hamilton on a guided hour's walk that will begin in the front yard at 227 Middle Street, West Newbury, MA 01985 and will continue through the naturalized gardens there, including a magnolia allee', across the headwaters of Kelly Brook and onto the Cawley Parcel, a 22 acre Greenbelt-owned property with a trail link out to Indian Hill Street, and back.  In addition to blooming magnolias, we should also see other early spring ephemerals--trout lilies, bloodroot violets, mayapples, bluets, skunk cabbage, wood anemones--as well as 8 varieties of ferns, plus the early blooming spring bulbs, trees and shrubs in the Hamiltons' yard.  Birders may be treated to 40+ turkeys, hawks, owls, and other resident and migrating songbirds.  Long pants and sturdy shoes are recommended.   

Directions:  I 95 to exit 56, Scotland Road.  Head toward West Newbury, turn at 2nd right, Indian Hill Street.  Follow Indian Hill Street to its end, then Left on Middle Street to #227.  Park on our circular driveway and along our side of the street at 227 Middle Street, which is between Stewart Street and Indian Hill Street.  Look for a cedar-shingled mailbox.  Call Deb Hamilton for more info, 978-270-9129. 

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