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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 4:30pm
Slaterville 600 Natural Area
Join Natural Areas Stewardship Coordinator Jules Ginenthal on an exciting botanical hike, co-sponsored by the Cayuga Trails Club. On this evening hike, we will venture off-trail and deep into the heart of some beautiful old growth forest managed by Cornell Botanic Gardens on Hammond Hill. We will start at the main parking area for the Hammond Hill trailhead, walk up Hammond Hill Rd. and continue onto DEC Blue trail 1 to the Cornell property. From here we will bushwhack (though much of the old growth forest understory is quite free of brush) on a loop through the preserve to see many large ash, other trees, and wildflowers. Note: This is a strenuous, 4.5 mile hike over difficult terrain. For more information, please contact Jules Ginenthal at email@example.com.
Instructor: Jules Ginenthal
Trailhead location: Parking lot at the end of Hammond Hill Rd, southeast of Irish Settlement Rd.
Carpool meeting place: EMS Parking Lot at 722 S Meadow St. Please park in front of the store but at the end of the lot furthest away from the store.