The diverse habitat of Rauscher Farm and adjacent DCR property includes Clamshell Pond, meadows, a small marsh, power-line cut, and mature oak and hemlock forests. It is an eBird hotspot, with 123 species recorded to date! Please wear footwear appropriate for hiking. Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the parking area, 29 Clamshell Road in Clinton.
From Worcester: Follow Route 70 North (Boylston Street). Just after Clinton District Court but before Wachusett Dam, turn slight right onto Wilson Street. Continue on Wilson Street. for 1.1 mile. Bear left onto Clamshell Rd. and travel 0.5 mile to Rauscher Farm. GPS: 42.402529, -71.677860
Leader: David Ammerman (508-930-0356) [firstname.lastname@example.org]