Forest Management Planned at St. Paul’s School/Silk Farm Trails in Concord

Posted on October 28, 2015
Photo by Phil Brown

Photo by Phil Brown

Don’t be surprised while hiking the Silk Farm Wildlife Sanctuary trails this fall to come across painted trees, flagging, or even a skidder….St. Paul’s School will be conducting a timber harvest on a parcel of school-owned land between the McLane Center/Silk Farm Sanctuary and Great Turkey Pond. Forester, Swift Corwin, will be overseeing the harvest, which will aim to minimize disturbance to hikers and other recreators this fall and winter.

In conjunction with this harvest, and other wildlife management activities planned for later winter, NH Audubon has scheduled a timber harvest tour for Saturday, December 12, from 1-4 pm starting at the Silk Farm trailhead. It will be led by Phil Brown (Director of Land Management), Tim Fleury (County Forester, UNH Cooperative Extension), and Swift Corwin. RSVP to Phil Brown at pbrown@nhaudubon.org or (603) 224-9909 x334 is required.

Please see the Winter Afield program listing or the web calendar for further details on this harvest tour, and for information on an upcoming harvest tour at the Deering Wildlife Sanctuary on February 13.