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Discover Skunknett In Spring
Sponsored by Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
Fri, May 21, 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Cummaquid
Instructors: Ian Ives - Director; Robert Buchsbaum - Mass Audubon Regional Scientist and Natural Hstory Tour Leader
Members: Adult $6.00
Nonmembers: Adult $8.00
Enter Skunknett River Wildlife Sanctuary and you will discover a hidden oasis in Osterville! Wander through wetlands, woodlands and wildflowers with Mass Audubon scientist Robert Buchsbaum and Long Pasture Director Ian Ives, as they explore the botanical wonders of Skunknett (the name is derived from the Algonquin "a fishing place for eel"). You will be amazed at how nature is reclaiming this site of historic mills.
Instructions and Directions: Cross the Cape Cod canal via the Sagamore or Bourne bridge. Follow the signs to Rt 6 (Mid-Cape Highway). Follow Rt 6 east to exit 5, Rt 149 south towards Osterville. Follow Rt 149 south for approximately 0.25 miles and bear left onto Osterville/West Barnstable Road. Follow this road for 2.8 miles. From the traffic light on Rt 28, continue on Osterville/West Barnstable Road for 0.5 miles towards Osterville. Take the first left on Bumps River Road. Proceed for 0.7 miles and continue left at the intersection, the sanctuary parking lot is 100 yards on the left.
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For more information, contact:
Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
345 Bone Hill Road, P.O. Box 235
Cummaquid, MA 02637