CT Trails Day walk with Bethlehem Land Trust

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Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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4 and up
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Take a 1.2 mile stroll through the Bellamy Preserve's Carolyn Ferriday Nature Trail and the Ferriday Garden. We will explore the history, and flora and fauna of these two contiguous parcels preserved in perpetuity by their last private owner, Carolyn Ferriday, a founder of the Bethlehem Land Trust. In between the Ferriday Garden on the south end and the Old Burying grounds on the North end , lies the Bellamy Preserve , a varied landscape containing two watersheds, an old woodlot and "new forest "by the Ferriday family on old agricultural areas to improve wildlife habitat. Understory shrubs provide food for wildlife. Wildflowers, ferns, club moss, dewberry are examples of other understory flora. An old apple orchard, stone walls and foundations are reminders of Reverend Joseph Bellamy's 18th c . farm. Walk geared to families. Leashed dogs permitted. Trails are not wheel-chair accessible. 

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden
9 Main Street North
06751 Bethlehem , CT
Phone: 203.266.7596
41° 38' 24.8892" N, 73° 12' 31.1508" W
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