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Vernal Pool Exploration in the Hartford Town Forest
Join Vital Communities’ Valley Quest Coordinator Sandy Gmur and Kevin Tolan, Vermont Center for Ecostudies' Vernal Pool Monitor Coordinator, on a guided exploration of a vernal pool in the Hurricane Forest of Hartford. The Sally Salamander Meander will take us on a moderate hike to celebrate spring and all that comes to life at this time of year. This is a great opportunity to complete one of the Quests for the 2021 Climate Connections Super Quest and start the Questing season with an adventure! This guided Quest is appropriate for families and adults, all are welcome.
Registration is required. Space is limited.
Directions: To get there: Take Exit 11 from I-91 and head towards White River Junction, turn from Route 5 onto Route 4 west. Follow Route 4 west for 2.1 miles, and then turn left onto Center of Town Rd. After traveling up hill 0.7 miles, turn left onto Kings Highway. Follow for 0.6 miles, and then turn right onto Reservoir Rd. Proceed 0.7 miles until the road ends at the Hurricane Town Forest parking area. We will meet on the right side of the parking area.