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Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide
Date: 12/23/2012 Album ID: 1584523
Photos by Gordon Chibroski
A hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide.
Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, l Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide shows ways to identify a tree next to one of many points-of-interest markers as hikers listen during a stop on the trail
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, signs point the way to different trails during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide.author.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, Hannah Lee Mencher of Portland, a Human Ecology student at the College of the Atlantic smells a twig to help identify the tree before a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, information tags were the only source of identification of trees in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson until Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide provided the new source to the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, the guide is read by a hiker during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, Joe Barth from Alna, left, inspects the lung lichen (Lobaria pulmonaria)  on a tree during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide. Listening to information about the lichen from Chuck Dinsmore, retired teacher and volunteer at the Center are Hannah Lee Mencher, left, and Sarah Wineberg, a winter intern at the center.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, Ann-Marie Ames of Chelsea, uses the guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide by Dr. Dan Townsend, to identify trees during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, Dr. Dan Townsend, left, author of a new guide called Moose Alley-Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide, with help from retired teacher and volunteer, Chuck Dinsmore, right, leads a group during a hike of the two trails at the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, Sarah Wineberg, a winter Intern from College of the Atlantic,  gets a close-up view of a tree twig during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, Dan Townsend explains how the White Pine has five needles and other pines have three or two during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide.
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Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer:  On Friday, December 14, 2012, visitors stop next to a pond surrounded by moss, ferns, and trees during a hike of two trails in the Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, led by Dr. Dan Townsend, author of a new guide called Moose Alley- Couch Hill Nature Trail Guide.
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