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Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk
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Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk

Sunday, October 15th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, join conservation ecologist Marc Lapin for a guided walk through one of Cornwall’s finest examples of a Valley Clayplain Forest natural community. This hemlock-hardwood forest abuts a rich wetland complex, all part of the Beaver Brook watershed, a major tributary of the Lemon Fair River. Learn about the site’s plants … Continue reading

Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall
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Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall

Geese are the harbinger of fall—V-shaped formations of small or large flocks, and the unmistakable honking that has everyone looking up. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder. Mountain hollows have already experienced the first touch of frost. Leaves are finalizing their life cycle by withdrawing the chlorophyll and leaving behind the … Continue reading

A milestone for the Shoreland Protection Act!
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A milestone for the Shoreland Protection Act!

The Watershed Management Division recently celebrated a very special achievement – we’ve received our 500th Shoreland Protection Permit application!  The Shoreland Protection Act went into effect just a few short years ago and since that time, the Lakes & Ponds Management and Protection Program has been very busy getting the word out, promoting lake-friendly development, … Continue reading