Category Archives: Slade Brook

Watch for blowdowns

The windstorm of Oct. 29-30 visited our trails and it will take time to clear all the paths. Our volunteers made much progress at Balch Hill on 10/31 and at Lower Slade Brook on 11/4. Please get in touch to report other obstructions. New volunteers always welcome!

Trails Softening ~ Bears Out Soon!

This week’s unusually warm temperatures mean muddy trails. It’s best to stay off the trails until they dry out and harden up. An exception is the Quinn Trail at Mink Brook Nature Preserve. Time to bring in your bird feeders! State biologists expect the bears weren’t fooled by this mild winter any more than we… Continue Reading