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Connecticut Trails Weekend Hike

June 1, 2019

Join GMF Forest Manager Jody Bronson and GMF Board Member and Senior Scientist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Dr. Charles Canham on this hike. Participants will meet at GMF’s Administrative Offices at 200 Canaan Mountain Road in Falls Village, CT., and explore a trail just to the north through a sugarbush area, a pine plantation, upland hardwoods, a hemlock stand, old pasture and a New England cottontail rabbit habitat area.
This hike is held in conjunction with a series of hikes throughout Connecticut this weekend sponsored by Connecticut Forest and Park Association.
To register, please contact jean@greatmountainforest.org or call the GMF Visitor Center at 860-824-8188.

Location:

200 Canaan Mtn. Rd.

Time:

1:00 p.m.

Fee:

Free

Stream Monitoring Workshop

July 6, 2019

Stream monitoring workshop at Brown Brook , Sat., July 6 at 9:00 a.m. Led by Tom Fahsbender, a 9 year volunteer with Connecticut’s Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers program, a volunteer water quality monitoring protocol developed and administered by the CT DEEP Bureau of Water Protection & Land Reuse. We will be collecting and identifying invertebrates that live at the bottoms of the water habitat in order to determine how healthy Brown Brook is compared to other streams in Connecticut. No experience necessary, just a willingness to wade in streams and get wet!
Bring a drink and snack.
Meet at 9:00 a.m. at GMF’s administrative offices at 200 Canaan Mountain Rd., Falls Village, CT.

Location:

200 Canaan Mtn. Rd.

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Fee:

Free; donations accepted