Fall Cleanup at the Wood Parcel
Sat., Nov. 14 – 10am
Trail Maintenance, Invasives, Erosion Control!
Meet at the Wood Parcel
Blown down cottonwood with bittersweet that obliterated the trail
View the "after the cleanup" video.l
Enjoy the redtail hawk
Osprey vs. Eagle! – photo by Bruce
Take a bike ride through the Meadows
Self-Guided Map Cove/Old Weth/Meadows/RH Ferry
Take your kids for a nature hike in Wood Parcel
Maps available at kiosk or print your own
Nature never ceases to surprise at the Wood Parcel
A hungry muskrat is munching on plant roots on the edge of Beaver Brook at the foot of the bridge.
How many painted turtles can fit on the logs in the pond? Coming soon--check them out!
Record so far? 30!
On a sparkling day, Dr. Ken captures the bridge imbued in blue.
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A Great Blue Heron perches on driftwood
on the Folly Brook delta in the Wethersfield Cove.
Last Spring,a brood of wood ducklings splashed into the bushes while female sqawked and crossed the temporary bridge to distract attention
View the video (Quicktime)
Great Meadows Conservation Trust
Conservation Trust was incorporated
in 1968 by concerned citizens of Wethersfield, Rocky Hill and
Glastonbury as a non-profit tax exempt land trust to protect
and preserve the Great Meadows. We wish to save the floodplain's
vital agricultural, scenic, archeological and wetland resources,
and are committed to working with like-minded groups and landowners.
are organized to acquire land and negotiate conservation easements.
We interact with state and local governments about decisions
affecting the meadows, believing that the intrinsic value of
the land must be high on the public agenda. Read our Mission
A lone heron warms in the afternoon
sun south side of Crow Point