Connecting the Wachusett Community with Trails and Greenways
May 2006 Activities
Wachusett Greenways sponsored a walk at Gates Pond Reservoir.
Practically in our backyard in Berlin, Gates Pond was a lovely two mile walk.
This snapper met us on the trail
The wildflower walk on Friday, May 5, 2006 was a success! The weather was beautiful and the warm, gentle breeze kept the May flies at bay.
There were a
total of 14 participants on the walk, not including Doug Williams, ecologist at
for many of us was seeing Trillium
grandiflorum in glorious bloom. This was a
sighting that I will remember for a long time and definitely something to add to
my “official wildflower list” that I keep in my Newcomb’s guide.
It is not a common plant to see in the wild; we also learned that there
is some debate about whether it is native to