Northshore Magazine

May / June 2015

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Julia Bird Reservation Part of Greenbelt, Essex County's Land Trust, the 59- acre Julia Bird Reservation sits adjacent to Appleton Farms in Ipswich and extends out to the Ipswich River. The reservation illustrates the effects of open field and forest management on the landscape. Mature swamp white oak, red oak, and red maple create the forest canopy. In early spring, vernal pools form. 212

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