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Month: October 2020

Trail improvements at Bowers Springs

A team led by Larry Kunz has restarted the work to improve the seriously eroded trails at Bowers Springs by covering up roots with loam tailings generously donated by a local company. https://www.townofbolton.com/conservation-commission/news/new-material-trail-bower-springs-continued Larry was helped by Keith Silver with Read more…


Big Tree down at Bowers Springs

A huge white pine fell across the path between the Upper and Lower Ponds at Bowers Springs. It was an inconvenience to all that passed, but many dogs enjoyed leaping over it. On Wednesday October 23, Gordon Taylor and Larry Read more…


2021 Edition of the Trails Guide

The 2021 edition of the Bolton Trails Guide is now available either from the Town Hall or directly from The Bolton Conservation Trust. $20.00 at the Town Hall (no cash – pay by check or PayPal directly to the Trust). Read more…


Winged Euonymus Pull

On Saturday October 17, a socially-distanced team led by Rebecca Longvall tackled the problem of out-of-control winged euonymus plants at the Lime Kiln. Bob Roemer was the primary organiser, but on the day Bob was indisposed and Rebecca took charge. Read more…


Another oak down at Rattlesnake

Another oak tree fell at Rattlesnake recently. Bob and Alice Roemer were again ready to clear it. This one was across the trails at intersection 2E.  BTW the “2E” marker was safe on another tree.


New maps installed at trailheads and significant trail junctions

With the new set of trail maps, new “you are here” maps have been created for installation at trailheads, significant trail junctions and parking areas. This was a team effort: Bob Roemer procured the materials and made the wooden map Read more…


Trees down and cleared at Annie Moore

The storm on October 7 brought down many trees in the Annie Moore area, right near where the last tree on Annie Moore came down. Although these were easy to walk around, Greg Matte cleared the trail blockage promptly on Read more…


Trees Cleared at Rattlesnake

On October 7, after recent heavy winds, Bob and Alice Roemer have again been hard at work clearing the trails in what has been called “Microburst Alley” at Rattlesnake. The storm on the afternoon of October 7 brought down a Read more…


Annie Moore Trail Work