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Harvest & Habitat Walk at Whaleback Ridge Management Area

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Norcorss Wildlife Sancturay
30 Peck Road
Wales, Massachusetts  01081
United States
Contact: Lisa Hayden
978-952-6856 ext. 121

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Harvest and Habitat Walk -- Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9:00 am - Noon

Landowners, foresters & land managers join us for a morning walk! Tour 175-acre Whaleback Ridge management area learn about clear-cutting for young forest habitat.

Join Dan Donahue, Director of Land Protection & Stewardship, for a free 2-hour walk through Whaleback Ridge, the site of a 2016 20-acre timber harvest employing clear-cut and irregular shelterwood forestry practices. Learn about managing woodlands to promote a diversity of tree species and age classes in light of a changing climate, and about the wildlife and songbirds that benefit from young forest habitat.

Meet 9 a.m. at Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary parking lot: 30 Peck Road, Wales, MA to carpool to site.

Space is limited: RSVP to Lisa Hayden by Friday, May 19th at or Call 978-952-6856 ext. 121


Co-sponsors: New England Forestry Foundation & American Forest Foundation, courtesy of a Wildlife Conservation Society grant.

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