March 28th, 2010

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Urban Nature Pictures 3/27: Allandale Woods Urban Wilds


Boston has a category of public land called "Urban Wilds." By expanding the range of landscape experiences beyond that of the dense built environment and manicured Boston parkland, urban wilds form an essential part of the city's open space system. The only one of these that I am aware we have been to is Belle Isle Marsh. Yesterday we went to Allandale Woods. We've passed it dozens of times, and one day Alex wondered aloud "what are those woods?" I found them on the map and found the somewhat concealed parking area.
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