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South Kingstown, RI

August 2019

Plants & Their Places: Matunuck Hills Coastal Plain Ponds (CANCELLED)

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Spectacle Pond, photo DMcGrady THIS WALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  THE  PONDS ARE FULL TO THE BRIM, LEAVING NO SHORE AREA FOR EXPLORATION.  We will try again next year! The Matunuck Hills area of South Kingstown is part of the glacial moraine where the mounds and kettles form a scalloped landscape. Many of the kettles hold small ponds. These ponds are groundwater fed with water levels that fluctuate with the seasons. They typically fill up in the winter and drop considerably…

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