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Fall Open Space Walks

Autumn Open Space Walks, Sunday, September 30, 2007

Time:  1 PM – 4 PM

Three Locations,
Visit One or Visit All Three

Rain Date:  October 14th

Join the Clinton Greenway Conservation Trust in our first annual Autumn Open Space Walk. The CGCT is sponsoring walks in three Clinton locations. Visit one location or visit all three.

Rauscher Farm, Hosted by the Friends of the Rauscher Farm
The Rauscher Farm is a 62 acre parcel on Clamshell Rd. The Town of Clinton voted in the special election on September 12 to purchase this property and preserve it as open space. 

Directions:  From Berlin Street turn onto Wilson Street.  Turn left onto Clamshell Road and follow it to the end.  Park on the side of the road taking care not to block driveways or barns.

Brandli Parcel, Hosted by Clinton Fish & Game
The Brandli Parcel is a 12 acre parcel, owned by the Town of Clinton, with portions in Clinton, Lancaster, and Sterling. The Town of Clinton is currently leasing this property to Clinton Fish & Game. The Town previously leased this property to the South Meadow Pond and Wildlife Association. 

Directions:  from the Clinton Middle and High School complex, turn right onto South Meadow Rd., cross the railroad tracks, the turn in to the property is on the left.  Park on the side of the road.  Please be careful not to block the gate.

Mossy Pond Peninsula, Hosted by the Clinton Greenway Conservation Trust
The Mossy Pond Peninsula is a 17+ acre parcel that is currently owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. This parcel was purchased by the Commonwealth for protected open space in exchange for the Town of Clinton placing additional  conservation restrictions on the Wekepeke Reservoir. This parcel includes Blueberry Island, a floating island in Mossy Pond.

Directions:  From Main Street turn onto New Harbor Rd.   Continue Straight on Pine Street.  At the stop sign at Woodlawn and Pine continue on Pine Street.  Take the next left onto Pine Street Extension.  Continue onto Rogers Field Way and take this to the end.  Parking is somewhat limited.  Please carpool or walk if possible.  Be careful not to block driveways.