Join Botanist Bob Popp for Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk

05 April 2019


MARSHFIELD, Vt. – Vermonters are invited to join Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s lead botanist Bob Popp for a Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk at the Stranahan Town Forest in Marshfield.  Popp will be leading the walk along with Annie Reed, chair of the Marshfield Conservation Commission and biology instructor at Vermont Community College, on Sunday, May 12 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


The walk is co-sponsored by the Stranahan Forest Stewardship Committee, the Marshfield Conservation Commission and the Jaquith Public Library.  The group will meet at the Stranahan Forest parking lot at the beginning of Thompson Road, right off Hollister Hill Road. 


“Spring is a great time to spot some of the first emerging wildflowers in Vermont such as trout lily or trillium,” said Popp.  “Bring your mother along for a pleasant walk in the woods looking for the flowers that bring a pop of color to the May forest.”


The walk is free and space is limited to the first 25 people who register at


For Immediate Release:  April 5, 2019

Media Contacts:  Bob Popp 802-476-0127

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