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Nockum Hill: (Self-Guided) Hike & Hatchlings
September 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Come take a self-guided walk to explore Nockum Hill in Barrington and maybe catch sight of some hatching terrapins! Volunteers from the Terrapin Project will be available on site during the dates and times listed below to answer questions about the project!
September 1, 9-11am
September 3, 9-11am
September 8, 9-11am
September 10, 9-11am
For the past 30 years, volunteers have monitored seasonal nesting of the diamondback terrapin population at Nockum Hill in Barrington. From June to mid-July, female terrapins nest in the sandpits, and in mid-August the terrapin hatchlings start to emerge!
The Terrapin Project and this town owned wildlife refuge are managed by the Nockum Hill Management Committee.
All participants should wear a face covering, comfortable walking/hiking shoes, sunscreen, & bring bug spray. This event is FREE and suitable for all ages. No dogs, horses, bicycles or vehicles allowed on the property.
*NOTE: Since this is a posting for self guided walks during these Open Trail time slots (attendees will not be walking together in groups) there is no required RSVP for this event.
Location: Doug Rayner Wildlife Refuge at Nockum Hill
Directions & Parking: Parking is available near the white gate on George Street in Barrington (plug 49 George St, Barrington, RI into your GPS/maps app).