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Colchester Bog Natural Area

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Dufault, Carol. Colchester Bog Awaits Federal Natural Landmarks Designation. Vermont Sunday News, August 10, 1975.
Includes photographs of bog plants.
Johnson, Charles.  Bogs of the Northeast.
An excellent starting point to learn about the unique qualities of New England bogs. 
Call number: Bailey/Howe 3rd floor and Special Collections QH104.5.N58 J64 
McKnight, Jack. Colchester Bog is a Unique and Historical Area. Burlington Free Press, January 27, 1980.
Includes photographs of bog plants.
Call number: Available on microfilm, Bailey/Howe second floor.
Vogelman, H. W. Colchester Bog, in Natural Areas in Vermont: Some Ecological Sites of Public Importance.  Burlington, Vt. : Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Vermont, 1964.
Call number: Special Collections QH76.5 .V4 V6 1964
Call number: Special Collections (WILB) QK190 .Z65 1974 
The NR378 graduate course in the Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources at UVM has worked with the Town of Colchester to develop information about Colchester Bog.  An interactive poster and information is located in the One Room Schoolhouse located at Airport Park in Colchester (adjacent to the Colchester Bog boardwalk).

Cottongrass, Colchester Bog, June 1964

Photo: H.W. Vogelmann Papers, UVM Special Collections

Great Blue Heron

Photo taken by Kevin Thorley at Colchester Bog