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Fruits and Seeds

Fruits and Seeds

Harvest time has arrived.  In addition to harvesting cranberries, we are out scouting for fruits and seeds. A neighbor, who had joined us for a seed collection workshop last weekend,...

Author: Administrator 11 Oct 2014 Tidmarsh BLOG

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A Moving Forest - by Evan Sch…

A Moving Forest  - by Evan Schulman

The restoration plan at Tidmarsh is composed of many moving parts.  One of them is the planting of 8,000 Atlantic White Cedars ("AWC") which is scheduled for 2016 and 2017.   But...

Author: Administrator 27 Jul 2014 Tidmarsh BLOG

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Gaining momentum

Gaining momentum

Once again, apologies to readers of this blog for the long pauses between posts. As many of you will agree, the spring of 2014 was exceptionally lovely in its slow...

Author: Administrator 13 Jul 2014 Tidmarsh BLOG

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Public Informational Presentat…

On May 12, 2014, we are holding a public informational presentation and conversation about the design and implementation plan for the Tidmarsh Farms Wetlands Restoration at the John Alden...

Author: Administrator 23 Apr 2014 Restoration Newsfeed

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Handheld Infra-Red Survey Hydr…

Handheld Infra-Red Survey Hydrologic Investigation

By Danielle Hare   Infra-Red is a cool new method that can determine changes in infra-red radiation, or heat radiation. It is used for police searches, medical imaging, night vision devices, building...

Author: Danielle 16 Apr 2014 Restoration Newsfeed

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2014 Research Summit

2014 Research Summit

Our 2nd Annual Tidmarsh Farms - Living Observatory Research Summit was held at the MIT Media Lab on February 28th. The lively day long event allowed 45 participants to share...

Author: Administrator 30 Mar 2014 Tidmarsh BLOG

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Tidmarsh Farms, a 577 acre private farm situated in historic Plymouth, Massachusetts, combines a large wetlands restoration and conservation project with an operating cranberry bog, a stewardship and technology program and limited low-impact residential living. Beginning in 2010, the restoration project will transform 250 acres of the property from a cranberry farm into a more natural wetland system, allowing this area to serve its ancient function as a flood plain and insuring free passage of water and wildlife from the headwaters of Beaver Dam Brook to the sea. As the restoration progresses, a Living Observatory component will afford the public access to the environment across 3 venues: the outdoor parkland, a Visitor center, and a dynamic website. Our goal is to equip each visitor with tools to better understand relationships between ecological processes, human lifestyle choices and climate change adaptation.

This Week on the Farm

Oct-Nov 2014

  1. November 1, 2014   8:30 AM  Join a fun, energetic clean up of the Fresh Pond Connector! Meet at the bridge on Bartlett Road. We will be joined by Eric Hutchins (NOAA) and restoration project manager, Alex Hackman (DER).
  2. Seed collection of targeted plant species.
  3. Currently, harvesting cranberry bogs at 85 Beaver Dam Road
  • Contact Us: if you have questions/comments, would like to volunteer, or would like an information session, contact us at tidmarshRestoration@gmail.com or call directly; Glorianna Davenport, Tidmarsh Farms, 617-642-7934.
  • A Reminder: Tidmarsh is a privately owned, posted property. Unauthorized use is prohibited!

11 Oct 2014 Administrator

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