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Natural History of the Sudbury River Walk

Sunday, July 9, 10:00 am

Please note the time change to 10am. Registration is not required but appreciated. 

Enjoy the wonderful vistas of the meandering Sudbury River at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge with Neela de Zoysa, botanist and instructor at the Native Plant Trust. Be introduced to the glacial sculpting of Weir Hill and the Native American history of the location. Learn about the floodplain trees, swamps of buttonbush and red maple, ferns, graminoids, and other herbaceous species. The location has great observation platforms, and boardwalks for examining plants. Bring a pack lunch to enjoy after the 2-hour walk. Meet in the refuge at 73 Weir Hill Rd.

Above Photo: Courtesy L.Phu/US FWS Weir Hill, GMNWR

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Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, 73 Weir Hill Rd, Sudbury, MA

Location: Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge