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Friday, October 11, 2019—Friday, October 11, 2019

The Desert Memorial Forest Reservation

Field Study 

This 615-acre area is known as The Desert because of its well-drained sandy soils, which were originally deposited by glacial activity. The soils support an unusual patch of pitch pine and scrub oak in the midst of forest, wetlands, and waterways. Come observe the special features of this habitat and the abundance of food for wildlife, as well as the surrounding forests and wetlands. Learn about the restoration efforts of this unique area.

Habitat: Forests and wetlands

Known for: Pitch pine/scrub oak

Difficulty: Easy

Date/time detailsFriday, October 11, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
LocationDesert Natural Area, Memorial Forest, Sudbury , MA
Program codeFDT8053
Fee$48 (Members)/$60 (Nonmembers)
InstructorNeela de Zoysa
Limit16
CEUNOFA AOLCP: 4
CertificateField: FB/Adv.FB

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