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Welcome To The All New Fells.org!

Welcome To The All New Fells.org!
Welcome to the all new Fells.org! We are extremely excited to share with you some of the features of our new home on the web. All of the information you relied on from our old site is still here, but now there is so much more. This post shows off many of the new features, and let's you know where to find your old favorites.
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What To Watch For – May

What To Watch For – May
By mid-April in some parts of the Fells - certainly Virginia Wood and near Bellevue Pond - comes a true beauty. These flowers are termed ephemerals and indeed have a brief moment of glory whilst the sun reaches the woodland floor, and then are gone as quickly as they came.
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What To Watch For – Late April

What To Watch For – Late April
By mid-April in some parts of the Fells - certainly Virginia Wood and near Bellevue Pond - comes a true beauty. These flowers are termed ephemerals and indeed have a brief moment of glory whilst the sun reaches the woodland floor, and then are gone as quickly as they came.
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Fells Featured Among Great Wildflower Hikes

Fells Featured Among Great Wildflower Hikes
The Appalachian Mountain Club this week highlighted six locations around the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that are ideal sites for viewing spring wildflowers. Among the chosen destinations is the Cross Fells Trail in our very own Middlesex Fells Reservation! Read on to find out what they had to say.
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Featured Friend: Boot Boutwell

Featured Friend: Boot Boutwell
Name: Roland “Boot” Boutwell Age: 65 Residence: Winchester, Mass. Profession: Freelance itinerant teacher/naturalist Volunteer Since: 1997 Volunteer Role: Leading wildly popular nature walks and programs “ I love leading nature walks for the Friends of the Fells…
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Frederick Law Olmsted and the Middlesex Fells Reservation

Referring to the topography of the Middlesex Fells, Olmsted wrote it was advisable to "take it as it stands, develop to the utmost its natural characteristics, and make a true retreat not only from town but from suburban conditions" and that "every inducement should be offered visitors to ramble and wander about."
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