Along the Trail – Quince Apple

ALONG THE TRAIL – Dennis Rawe The Avon Trail Club is often invited to explore one of the many trails around Woodstock by Ross Campbell, a long-standing hiker. After the hike, we meet at Ross’s farm, an immaculately kept farm and garden. One treasure of special interest on the property is a Quince apple tree. (more…)

Along The Trail – Indigo Bunting

By Dennis Rawe and Steve Thorpe The Indigo Bunting is a small sparrow-sized songbird that is a common summer resident in our area. The male is a spectacular solid blue while the female is mostly brown. They like shrubby areas, brushy woodland edges, hydro right-of-ways and weedy fields. Male Indigo Buntings sing loudly from the (more…)