Jim Baillie Nature Reserve in Winter: Blue Trail

We really owe the TFN members who built and maintain the nature trails here a great amount of gratitude!

I have visited the nature reserve many times in spring, summer and autumn but never before in winter. Here are some summer posts:
https://mileshearn.com/2018/07/02/jim-baillie-nature-reserve-early-july-2018-yellow-trail/

https://mileshearn.com/2018/07/04/jim-baillie-nature-reserve-early-july-2018-blue-trail/

https://mileshearn.com/2018/07/04/jim-baillie-nature-reserve-early-july-2018-white-trail/

On December 30, 2018, I hiked every inch of the three trails and here are the photos from the blue trail:

The blue trail has several small streams:

Some of the plants:

White-cedar (Thuja occidentalis)
Red Maple with moss (Acer rubrum)
Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)
White Pine (Pinus strobus)
Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)
White Pine (Pinus strobus)
White Birch (Betula papyrifera)

Miles Hearn

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