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6/2/2018 - Janie Pierce Park Nature Walk

Connecticut Trails Day Weekend kicks off our annual River Ramblers series of hikes throughout the local watershed. Each hike in the series invites people to explore a variety of public lands along the rivers, other key water features, and select upland areas to observe habitat and wildlife and to see different river processes in action. During these outings, we will also provide an overview of river processes and take a brief look at the cultural and geological history unique to each site.

Kicking off this year's River Ramblers series with PRWC is a flat walk around Transylvania Pond, which straddles the Southbury/Woodbury town line.

Transylvania Pond is the headwater of Hesseky Brook, which flows north into a lush wetland that hosts numerous bird, mammal, reptile and amphibian species. Participants will learn about the history of the park, local flora and fauna, current issues surrounding the pond, and what steps we can all take to be good river stewards.

Please dress for outside, wear sturdy shoes, bring water and snacks, and be prepared for nuisance bugs.


Event: Janie Pierce Park Nature Walk
Event Date: 6/2/2018
Event Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Admission Fee: Free
Event Organizers: Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition | | CT Trails Event
Event Location: 200 Transylvania Road, Southbury Ct