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Storm Damage at Bowers Springs

Recent storms have inflicted serious damage on some trees at Bowers Springs.The fallen trees have created their own problems such as the destruction of the wire debris trap over this culvert. In some cases this has caused trails to be Read more…


Direction signs added at Powder House Hill and Wilder Farm

Gordon Taylor made new direction signs for the hard-to-see Powder House trail where it meets the old cart track at the gas pipeline on Powder House Hill. He also made a sign to indicate the best route to Bolton Town Read more…


Houghton Farms Trail Walk

Drew Schaubhut from the Trails Steering Committee has put together a self-guided walk at the Houghton Farm area. Just use you smartphone to scan and follow the QR codes. Click here for more information. Click here for a preview. More Read more…


Trees cleared at Town Common

In Mid-November a resident pointed pout that some trees had fallen on the trails from the Town Common to Powder House Hill. The result was that a “desire path” was starting to appear around the blockage. A few days later, Read more…


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…


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…