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CFPA Ramble: Tree Identification & Ecology Ramble

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 11:45am
Indian Hill Cemetery
383 Washington St
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Event Description: 

Put your walking shoes on and join tree experts Lucy Meigs and John Kehoe for a walk to one of the highest points in Middletown to enjoy the trees and beautiful fall color. This one-mile walking tours will be a celebration of the numerous interesting, beautiful, old trees at Indian Hill Cemetery. The approximately two-hour walk will focus on 15 to 20 tree species of the over 30 species. This walk will be geared toward adults and will include tree identification, ecology and other interesting information. We will loop around the Indian Hill Cemetery to the top of the hill (a sacred Native American mound) that overlooks the majestic Connecticut River Valley including the Arrigoni Bridge and much of Middletown. As part of a grant from the Rockfall Foundation, a variety of trees at Indian Hill now have signs with information about the tree.

Please note this is part of a larger event held by Indian Hill Cemetery:
1 PM is a tree walk geared toward families (children approx. 8 years & up) and anyone young at heart.
From 11:30 to 1:30 we welcome you to join in other activities (letterboxing & scavenger hunt) or bring a picnic lunch. Water, apple cider and snacks will be available to purchase.

No need to register. For questions, contact the Indian Hill Cemetery Office at 860-346-0452.

Inclement Weather: 
Inclement weather postpones to October 25, 2015
Registration Fee: 
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP not necessary
For Questions, Contact: 
Lucy Meigs, CFPA Ramble Guide
Indian Hill Cemetery: 860-395-7771

This event is being co-sponsored by Connecticut Forest & Park Association, Everyone Outside, and Indian Hill Cemetery. 

Indian Hill Cemetery, part of the America Beautiful movement, was established in 1850 and spans more than forty acres. The concept of the America Beautiful movement was to create cemeteries as park like settings.

Everyone Outside offers a variety of public walks and schools programs with a focus on connecting people with the natural world.