Cascading Waters can be found at 135 Olean Street on the eastern edge of Worcester's northwest parklands, the Cascades. The Cascades are 350 acres of park and conservation lands along the borders of Worcester, Paxton, and Holden, Massachusetts. Home to countless species of plants and animals, the Cascades are open to passive recreation year-round.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

A Pleasant Sunday


Ted continues to trek ever northward, even as Clark University is in commencement exercises. Presently Ted is in Virginina north of Calf Mountain, over 870 miles in to his epic trek! His posts can be followed here:


Tomorrow night at 5 pm volunteers will be meeting at Bovenzi Conservation Park to continue to re-establish the trail network that was erased by the Asian Longhorned Beetle cut. The work will run until 7:30 p.m. and we will be meeting at the end of Maravista Road off of West Mountain Street. Come join us! And dress for bushwhacking! There will be pizza!

Trailhead Conditions at 12:30 p.m. at Cascading Waters (elev. 630'):

Temperature is 79.5 degrees F and steady;
Humidity is 41% and steady;
Pressure is 30.00" of Hg and steady;
Wind is steady between 1.0 mph and 2.0 mph;
Sky is a mix of sun and clouds;
The Cascades still have some minimal flow of water;
The Cascades Brook is still flowing in both channels, but flow is low;
The USFS Forest Fire Danger Class is MODERATE.

National Weather Service Forecast:

Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

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