Research in the Great Meadows

Neiring, William and Frank E. Egler. "Folly Brook Natural Area." An unpublished draft of a study of the flood plain forest area known as the "Folly Brook Nature Area" bounded by the Connecticut River on the west, the Wethersfield Cove on the south, and Folly Brook on the west, as well as the area on the west bank of Folly Brook ,now known as the Eleanor Buck Wolf Preserve. Data were obtained in observations by the two aurthors during June and July of 1961. Document received by the Great Meadows Conservation Trust, Oct. 3, 1978.

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The beauty of Wethersfield Cove in winter contrasted with the 50 year trash buildup in the Folly Brook Nature Area: view video: "Spring melt pulls veil from roadside trash"

 

Umass Study: 2001
The Great Meadows of the Connecticut River
Glastonbury, Rocky Hill & Wethersfield,
A Review of Its Resources & Recommendations for Its Protection & Preservation

CREATING RECREATION PARTNERSHIPS ON PRIVATE AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST LAND IN THE URBAN NORTHEAST: A CASE STUDY FROM THE GREAT MEADOWS OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER Robert L. Ryan Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts, 109 Hills North, Amherst, MA 01003 Juliet Hansel Masters in Re~ional Planning Graduate, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, University ofMassachusetts, 109 Hills North, Amherst, MA 0I003

Jaime Grant and coring equipmentCoring of transect by Jaime Grant, PHD candidate at UConn
November 4 and 5, 2008

video of coring operation

 

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