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Milford Conservation Commission 4th Saturday Hike - August 27, 9 am, The Saturday, August 27th Milford Conservation Commission’s 4th Saturday hike will include two locations.
The hike will begin at the Hitchiner Town Forest and then continue on to Beaver Brook’s Burns Farm Trails.
Hitchiner Town Forest Trail: This property is located at the end of Mullen Road off Osgood Road. A large pavilion stands near
the parking lot. The well-marked trail includes Burns Hill. The top of the hill is not on town property but forms part of the trail
with permission of the owner and provides for excellent views. There are several old logging roads and skimobile trails which add to
the accessibility of the land. This land is classified as Town Forest.
Burns Farm Trail: The Burns Farm trail system is located on the 194 acre parcel donated to Beaver Brook by Bill Burns in 1994. This
property was donated to promote environmental understanding and resource protection. It encompasses many different habitats as and is
home to a broad range of plant and animal populations.
Please join us . We will meet at the pavilion at the end of Mullen Rd. at 9 am. The hike will include some relatively easy trails but
also encounters a brief steep-ish section if one chooses to ascend to the top of Burns Hill to enjoy the views. Mark your calendars, the Conservation Commission leads a hike every 4th Saturday of the month, starting at 9am. The plans for 4th Saturday Hikes in 2011: May 28 - Granite Town Rail Trail to Brookline's Palmer Preserve,
June 25 we will be back in Amherst for a walk in Ponemah Bog, July 23 - a guided tour of Monson Village,
August 27 - Hitchiner Town Forest & Beaver Brook's Burn's Farm, September 24 - Andres Institute's Mountainside Sculpture Garden,
October 22 - Mayflower Hill to Patch Hill and back, November 26 - Brox again, December - no hike. Here are Pictures of some of our hikes.

The NH Coverts Project Each May, participants are selected from a pool of applicants to attend the fall training workshop.
Participants are selected based on their community involvement, communication skills, and, most importantly, their enthusiasm and willingness to volunteer some time. Wildlife and forestry knowledge is helpful but not essential. Print an application for the 2011 Coverts Workshop off of our website: www.nhcoverts.org . If you have any questions about the Coverts Project please contact Malin Ely Clyde at (603) 862-2166 (e-mail: malin.clyde@unh.edu ).

Coverts Workshops - Visit the NH Coverts Project for additional information


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