June Watershed Walkabout
Len Reitsma will lead a walk through the American Tree Farm his family owns and talk about the research that is ongoing since Spring 2011. This forest had an experimental harvest in March 2012 and the result was consistent with predictions/expectations. Small patch cuts were created and this brought in many species of birds that only inhabit early succession forests. Because these patch cuts were so small, there was no negative impact on those species that were previously breeding in this forest. Len will point out the patch cuts and talk about some of the details the research has uncovered.
Sunday, June 17, 9 – 11 AM.
Park by the barn with a red metal roof on the Reitsma property, 266 Prospect Hill Road, Canaan, NH, about 1 mile from Canaan Street (keep left/straight at the fork).
Sponsored by Mascoma Watershed Conservation Council. Contact: 603-632-7375.