Site Details - Calling All Wetlands
 
Upper Weweantic River


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  10/20/2002
North
Massachusetts
USA
19
Location: South Meadow Bogs off Pope's Point Road
 
Author(s): Larry Handley
Association: Government
       Latitude: 41.865334
Longitude: -70.796789
         
Wetland Category: Fresh Marsh
Description: Bog of Fresh Marsh with some Wetland scrub-shrub throughout the bog. Wetland Scrub-shrub is around the edge of the bog gradually encroaching inward. Taller area of trees are spruce and fir on small area of higher upland above the bog water level. The increasing amount of Wetland Scrub-shrub can be an indicator that the bog is becoming drier on a year-to-year basis.
 
Additional Site Dates:

10/20/2002
 
01/27/2008