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Annie Moore Trail Work

A downed tree was removed from the trail near Annie Moore Road.  Additionally, a sign which had been taken down along with a fallen tree has been rehung near Bolton-Stow junction.


Wind damage at Rattlesnake

Bob and Alice Roemer cleared three trees at Rattlesnake on Saturday  August 15. The cooler weather made this a much more pleasurable job than it would have been a day or two earlier. It appears that stronger winds (microbursts?) seem Read more…


Blockages on the cart track at Gould-White

The early August 2020 storm brought down an old and rotten tree over the cart track on the Gould-White area, adjacent to the Wallie land and very close to the intersection with Sawyer Road. Gordon Taylor and Betsy Taylor-Kennedy cleared Read more…


Covid-19 Guidelines and Training for volunteers,

The Bolton Conservation Commission has released guidelines for volunteers while working on trails during the pandemic. The  protocols were originally developed by a task force of Appalachian Trail Conservancy staff, A.T. volunteer leaders, NPS-APPA and USFS staff. Also included is Read more…


Tree blow down at Annie Moore cleared

The early August 2020 storm brought down a tree just south of the Bolton-Stow intersection with the cart track to the Annie Moore Rd cul-de-sac. Another tree with a trail sign about 100′ south from there had also fallen. On Read more…


Damage Repaired at Rattlesnake

On 4 August 2020, the remnants of Hurricane Isaias caused damage on the Rattlesnake property. Bob and Alice Roemer reacted immediately and within 24 hours the trails and bridges were repaired. More effort by a group will be required later Read more…


Do not damage the Whitcomb Quarry

There continues to be damage to the Whitcomb Quarry (wholesale quarrying of the walls to extract specimens) as recently as Thursday 28 May 2020. Rebecca Longvall and Bob Roemer came up with stern language for a sign on the only Read more…


Park Bench revitalized!

You might have noticed that the park bench from the “Park Bench Trail” in the Rattlesnake area had disappeared recently. You might have also noticed that it was looking rather dilapidated and sad. Well it was temporarily removed by the Read more…


Repair and Improvements at the Lime Kiln Area

Bob and Alice Roemer have been very busy at the Lime Kiln Area preparing for expected visitors at the Memorial Day weekend. They installed an updated map on the kiosk at Trail Head 1. Then they replaced a bog bridge Read more…


Bog Bridge Repairs at Rattlesnake

On the morning of Friday 22 May 2020, Bob and Alice Roemer installed new bog bridges slightly west of the western Great Brook Bridge near Trail Head 1 to the Bob Horton Trail and Lime Kiln entrance to the Rattlesnake Read more…