Williams Preserve CR
The Williams Preserve slopes from the top of Brigham Hill to a seasonal stream to the South. It is a lovely mixed hardwood-softwood forest of red and white oak, yellow and black birch, ironwood, American beech, witch hazel, white pine and an occasional hemlock. American chestnut saplings still sprout from the stumps of their long gone ancestors. Huge moss-covered ledges and glacial boulders jut out all over the Preserve adding interest and entertainment, especially for kids.
Given the vast size of this contiguous open space with the surrounding preserved properties, it makes an ideal home for larger mammals such as whitetail deer, coyote and red fox as well as numerous species of smaller mammals and birds such as great-horned owls, wood ducks, pileated woodpeckers and many others.
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