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See the Forest with a Forester: A Walk at Highlawn Forest

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00am - Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 11:45am
Highlawn Forest Trails
16 Meriden Rd
Middlefield, Connecticut 06841
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join CFPA and Forester Eric Hansen for a walk at Highlawn Forest!  Eric will be talking about managing Highlawn Forest for wildlife, forest health, and invasive species control. This is a unique opportunity to learn about forest management techniques from a professional forester, and see the woods through his eyes. Come prepared with questions for an engaging morning in the woods. *Please RSVP so we can alert you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather.

*The trails at Highlawn Forest are well maintained and easily traversed with minimal elevation changes. The walk will include frequent stops to answer questions and discuss principles of forest management.


Parking Information: 
Parking available at CFPA's Headquarters, on site.
Inclement Weather: 
Inclement Weather cancels
Registration Fee: 
FREE, but spaced is limited!
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Emma Kravet, Education Director


Thank you to the Rockfall Foundation and the Community Foundation of Middlesex County for sponsoring this event!

To prepare for a safe and enjoyable walk with a Forester:

  1. Be ready to begin the walk at the scheduled start time;
  2. Bring water, snack, and your excitement;
  3. Leave pets at home; and
  4. Wear sturdy shoes