View a Pristine Marsh on Saturday, August 24

Local naturalist Gary Krofta will lead a guided walk at the Anthony Lawrence Wildlife Preserve on Saturday, August 24.  The preserve features a pristine freshwater marsh, on the Seven Mile River, that provides habitat for a variety of wildlife.  Deer and wild turkeys frequently visit the preserve and red-winged blackbirds roost in the few trees dotting the marsh. Many colorful wildflowers and a variety of pollinating insects can be observed at this time of year.  Krofta will also point out some invasive species, such as the purple loosestrife that could replace native cattails if left unchecked.  The walk will begin at 9:00 am and last about an hour and a half.

The Anthony Lawrence Wildlife Preserve is located at the end of Hope Avenue off Newport Avenue. Directions: Coming from downtown Attleboro on Route 123 west, you will pass the South Attleboro American Legion on your right. Take the next left onto Hope Avenue. Park on the right side and walk to the end of the street. Please try to avoid blocking any of the neighbors’ mailboxes.

This walk has been added to the Attleboro Land Trust’s summer event schedule in addition to the series of three guided walks previously announced.

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Walking Our Watershed

On August 10 Ben Cote of Friends of the Ten Mile led a walk along a portion of the Ten Mile River in Attleboro, beginning ...
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A Summer Day at the Anthony Lawrence Wildlife Preserve

The photos in this post were all taken on July 8, 2019.  Some photos were taken along the trails, others, such as the photo of ...
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Upcoming Events

Sep
14
Sat
9:00 am Guided Walk: Beholding the Beau... @ Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve
Guided Walk: Beholding the Beau... @ Deborah and Roger Richardson Nature Preserve
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
We sometimes take trees for granted, but they are part of the intricate web of life upon which we depend for our survival.  Trees, in their infinite diversity and beauty also have the power to inspire.  Join horticulturalist Phil Boucher on a walk through the Richardson Preserve, as he points out tree species that are[...]
Sep
25
Wed
7:00 pm Conserving Our Oceans @ Attleboro Public Library
Conserving Our Oceans @ Attleboro Public Library
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In honor of Climate Change Preparedness Week join Steve Kirk, Coastal Program Manager at the international organization, The Nature Conservancy, for a conversation on ocean conservation. Registration is recommended but not required.
Oct
22
Tue
7:00 pm Annual Meeting @ Attleboro Arts Museum
Annual Meeting @ Attleboro Arts Museum
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please join us for our annual meeting/event taking place at the Attleboro Arts Museum.  Event is open to the public.  Additional Event details to come.

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