Munson Flats farm to be restored and preserved as wetland
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Munson Flats farm to be restored and preserved as wetland

A large former hayfield between Route 7 in Colchester and the I-89 Interstate will be restored and preserved as a natural wetland. This 110-acre parcel is within an area known as “Munson Flats”, a wetland complex rich in fish, wildlife, and natural communities. It comprises the meandering Allen Brook and Lake Champlain-influenced wetlands, including seasonally … Continue reading

Exploring Vermont’s Wetlands: Colchester Bog
Science

Exploring Vermont’s Wetlands: Colchester Bog

Black organic ooze, quicksand, insect eating plants, quaking mats of sphagnum moss, and so much more! Back in 1975, Colchester Bog was nominated for national recognition through the National Natural Landmarks (NNL) Program. Sites are designated as NNLs because they contain the best remaining examples of specific biological and/or geological features nationwide. The natural features … Continue reading