Brewster Ponds Coalition Upper Mill Pond Walk

What is a quaking bog?
Chris Seufert photo courtesy of Brewster Ponds Coalition

What is a quaking bog? Does it happen only around Halloween?

Walk the shores of Upper Mill Pond. Discover a quaking bog. See what was once a cranberry bog. Learn how to observe a pond and begin collecting data to assess its status. What
observations can help you, over time, to evaluate what causes a pond to be healthy or impaired?

The walk will be held on Saturday, October 29, 10 – 11:30 AM. Advance registration is required. The event is limited to 35 walkers.

Admission is free to Brewster Ponds Coalition contributing members. All others: $10.00 contribution.

Register at brewsterponds.org on the NEWS/EVENTS page. Deadline Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Weather: Heavy rain cancels walk; Light rain or mist---we will be there; wear rain gear!

Walking Conditions: Dirt trails, some stony with roots. Some hills/inclines. Wear comfortable
walking shoes.

For more information on this growing organization, to volunteer and become a member, visit
www.brewsterponds.org or telephone 508-258-9801.


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