The terrain and vegetation along this section of Cascadilla Creek are very diverse. Here you can explore forest, old orchard, or shrub thicket, and hay meadows that were once agricultural fields. There are also some small sections of forest near the creek that have always been forested.

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Trails at Ellis Hollow Wetlands

A trail leads to the Hirshfeld Memorial Tower, an excellent place to observe wetland birds. Find the route on the mobile-friendly website

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More about Ellis Hollow Wetlands

Natural Heritage of Ellis Hollow Wetlands

More about the plant communities of Ellis Hollow Wetlands.

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Our gardens and natural areas provide opportunities for faculty and students across a wide range of disciplines.

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