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Easy Walk at Sweet Pond Conservation area, Mansfield, MA

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESI’m not a morning person but the summer heat turned me into a morning person this year. Several friends who are early-risers have joined me on these outings to explore outdoor trails nearby, so even though the worst of the summer heat is behind us, I’m still getting up early to get out and explore. This morning’s walk was to Sweet Pond Conservation area in Mansfield, MA, Continue reading

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Naturally New England: High Street Walking Trail Explored

(Courtesy of Bellingham Bulletin) The High Street sports fields in Bellingham are used for ball games by many groups in town, but a broad walking trail at the edge of the woods behind the ball fields offers recreation of a different sort. The trail leads toward a substantial floodplain of the Charles River. The river itself crosses under High Street, quite near North Maple Street. There were mosquitoes aplenty on the trail the day we walked there (typical of floodplain environments), but with cooler weather this will be a nice trail to explore. Continue reading

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