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The Dunham Trail, named in honor of Dr. Ann Dunham, follows along the Ho-Ho-Kus Brook between Grove Street and Spring Avenue.
About the Ridgewood Wildscape Association
The Ridgewood Wildscape Association was formed in 1976 as a living memorial to Dr. Ann Dunham, who was a Ridgewood resident for 60 years and a nature consultant for the public schools.
The purposes of the Association are:1. to promote, in cooperation with the Village of Ridgewood and the Board of Education, the preservation and maintenance of undeveloped Village-owned land;
2. to provide nature education services and enjoyment for all Village residents and friends;
3. to act as guardians of the undeveloped areas in the Village by encouraging residents to use the "wild" areas for birding, picnics and walks, and to experience the varied flora and fauna in each area in order to understand the value of open space.
The Ridgewood Wildscape Associationreleases descriptive brochure
Please click on the link belowto visit the Archives.
National Trails Day
The American Hiking Society has announced National Trails Day as June 6, Saturday.
Wildscape is taking part, and having a two day event at our favorite spot: Gypsy Pond
Saturday, June 6: 12-2PM
Sunday, June 7 : 12-2PM
We will be walking along the trail, led by experts in trees/plants/history.
Also a very light cleanup as we walk along, so wear old clothing, long sleeves, bring gloves and a plastic bag. No water sports this time!
Spring, 2012- The RWA brochure includes photographs, descriptions and maps of each of its wildscape areas.
Free copies of the brochure are available at these locations:Lester Stable, Village Hall or by contacting us.
News and Events
Become a member of the RWAand help support its efforts ...
To join, please send a $5.00 annual family membership fee to:
139 Liberty Street
Ridgewood, N. J. 07450