Saturday 7 October – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Fall Woodies of SMLC LeFurge Preserve
Field Trip Leaders Neal Billetdeaux and Robert Ayotte
During some of our past woody walks, we have explored glacial landscape features such as terminal moraines, kames, eskers and outwash. Our trip to LeFurge Woods will allow us to experience another ice contact feature know as ground moraine. Join with Robert Ayotte and Neal Billetdeaux in a discussion of our glacial landscape with a focus on ground moraine along with features of the adjacent glacial lake plain, perhaps a topic of a future trip. This will be an excellent time of year to view distinctive characteristics of several oak and maple species along with an introduction to “soil turbulence”. This will be an approximately one mile hike, most likely at a glacial pace, along preserve trails.
Please park on the north side of Vreeland Road east of Cherry Hill in the vicinity of the Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy office. Vreeland is a narrow dirt road with little traffic but please take care to leave room for others to pass.
Participants limited to 24; please RSVP to Robert at Rayotte14@Comcast.net