Housatonic Heritage Walk to the GMF Chestnut Plantation - Great Mountain Forest
Housatonic Heritage Walk to the GMF Chestnut Plantation
SEPTEMBER 21, 2019
LOCATION: Undermountain Road, Falls Village CT 06031
TIME: 1:30 p.m.
Join Ellery and Mary Lu Sinclair and friends for a walk in a 300 planting American Chestnut orchard at Great Mountain Forest. Learn of the dramatic, sudden loss of this major tree and the ecological impact. Hear of the American Chestnut Foundation’s efforts to restore this iconic tree to our landscape.
Directions: At the intersection of routes 7 and 63 in Falls Village, take Barnes Road to its end. Turn right onto Undermountain Road. The orchard is approximately 3 miles on the left.
1 hour, 1/4 mile.
This walk is offered in collaboration with the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area.
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