Great River Preserve - Wildlands Trust

Great River Preserve is part of Wildlands Trust and is located in Bridgewater, MA. It is bounded along its southern edge by the Taunton River which received the 'National Wild and Scenic River' designation from congress in 2009.
All photos by Rob MacDonald Hanson, MA rjmacdonald@gmail.com
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Great River Buttercups
Buttercups fill the lower meadows at Great RIver. It's till quite mucky but paths are walkable. 5/26/19
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Great River Bobolink
Bobolinks are back at GRP for 2019.
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Buttercups
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Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve
Early February 2019 at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater MA
Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve
Early February 2019 at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater MA
Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve
Early February at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater MA
Taunton River at Great River Preserve
View of the Taunton River at Great River Preserve
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Taunton River flooding, spring of 2018.
Taunton River at Great River Preserve
Old Auburn St bridge structure at Great River Preserve.
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New memorial stone benches at Great River Preserve. Quite a beautiful spot along the Taunton River.
Mark Kaetzer Memorial at Great River Preserve.
Mark Kaetzer Memorial at Great River Preserve entrance on Auburn St in Bridgewater.
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New memorial gate at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve on Auburn St. in Bridgewater.
Great River Preserve, July 2017
Queen Annes Lace, Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve, July 23, 2017.
Woodcock at Great River Preserve
American Woodcock at Great River Preserve.
American Woodcock at Great River Preserve.
Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve, July 23, 2017.
Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve, July 23, 2017.
Viceroy Butterfly, Wildlands Trust, Great River Preserve. July 23, 2017.
Bobolink in flight at Great River Preserve.
Bobolink in flight at Great River Preserve.
Not positive but I believe this is a Black billed Black-billed Cuckoo fledgling. June 2017.
Yellow Warbler at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve. June 2017.
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block. This was sponsered by Wildlands trust and was held on Saturday July 16. Great walk and Nick really showed off his…
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Dragonfly and Butterfly Walk with Nick Block
Not a great photo. A pair of wood ducks at Great River Preserve. April 2016.
Taken 3/6/16. Brown Creeper at Great River Preserve
Taken 3/6/16. White-throated sparrow at Great River Preserve
Female Bobolink - June 27, 2015. Wildlands Trust, Great River Preserve.
Female Baltimore Oriole taken June 20, 2015 Wildlands Trust, Great River Preserve.
Bobolink at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater
Bobolinks are quite abundant here at GRP. Wildlands Trust, Great River Preserve.
Bobolink, Wildlands Trust, Great River Preserve.
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Lots of Bobolinks here. Wildlands Trust, Great River Preserve.
Wildlands Trust, Great River Preserve.
Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen lead a birding walk at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater.
April 22, gathering for a birding walk at GRP.
Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen lead a birding walk at Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater.
Mass Audubon's Wayne Petersen leads bird walk at Great River Preserve
Bobolink fluttering over the fields at Great River Preserve. The fields here are loaded with these chatty birds.
I believe this is a Red Spotted admiral in the final stages of it's emergence from the cocoon stage. Wings on it'sright side were still unfolding and drying. We…
Ebony jewelwing damselfly along the Taunton River at Great River Preserve.
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Damselfly - Ebony Jewelwing.
Another Bobolink
Maybe a Red Spotted Admiral
Taunton River passes along the boundry of Great River Preserve
This is a small side stream off the Taunton River that borders the Great River Preserve.
Another view of the Taunton River as it passes along the Great River Preserve.
Trail on th east side of Great River Preserve.
Trevor Lloyd-Evans and Evan Dalton of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, helped lead a birding walk out at the Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater
Trevor Lloyd-Evans and Evan Dalton of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, helped lead a birding walk out at the Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in…
Trevor Lloyd-Evans and Evan Dalton of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, helped lead a birding walk out at the Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in…
Trevor Lloyd-Evans and Evan Dalton of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, helped lead a birding walk out at the Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in…
Trevor Lloyd-Evans and Evan Dalton of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, helped lead a birding walk out at the Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in…
Trevor Lloyd-Evans and Evan Dalton of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, helped lead a birding walk out at the Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in…
Old Auburn St, Bridgewater MA. The road is now closed due to the missing bridge over the Tauton River.
Old bridge supports over the Taunton River. Auburn Street used to cross here.

Great River Preserve

Trevor Lloyd-Evans and Evan Dalton of Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences, helped lead a birding walk out at the Wildlands Trust Great River Preserve in Bridgewater