First (well this month, the Second) Thursday Botanizing Walk – Blue Pond Trail

Hopkinton, RI

Botanizing Walk at Blue Pond We have moved this walk to the second Thursday in July to avoid the 4th of July holiday week! Join URI Professor Brian Maynard for an exploration of the Blue Pond Trail in Hopkinton, RI. We will walk through mountain laurel and black birch woods to the edge of Blue […]

Plants & Their Places: Blue Pond

Hopkinton, RI

Blue Pond, Rockville Management Area, Hopkinton, RI Platanthera clavellata (Little Club-spur Bog-orchid), photo credit DMcGrady This walk, the third in our 2018 series Plants & Their Places which is offered in conjunction with the Connecticut Botanical Society, takes us to Blue Pond, Rockville Management Area, Hopkinton, RI.  During the flood of 2010, the dam that held back Blue […]