We just recently (Feb 2018) put a down payment on this bog in the north end of the Sax-Zim Bog. We need your help to pay it off and preserve this tract for future generations of birds and birders! A $1,000 donation will get your name (or “In Memory of…” or “In Honor of…”) on a specific 1-acre parcel of this tract. Conatact Sparky at email@example.com or 218-341-3350 if you’d like your name on one of the Fermoy Bog acres.
Activities at this tract:
Marked Hiking/Snowshoeing Trail established 2018), birding, photography, botanizing. Boardwalk and observation platform coming Summer 2019!
Species of Interest:
Alder swamp and aspen mixed in with mature Black Spruce and Tamarack, lots of Pink Ladyslipper, Boreal Chickadee, Canada Jay, warblers, Mountain Fly Honeysuckle, Red-belted Polypore (Black Spruce specializing shelf-fungi), and more! Very few folks have explored this bog yet, so if you do have some interesting sightings email Head Naturalist Clinton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roadside along Fermoy Road (Don’t pull over too far as it is easy to get stuck in winter)
No signage yet.
Along Fermoy Road just south of George Road and north of Zim Road. The property is located on the east side of the road.
Address- 2964 Fermoy Road, Forbes, MN
Trailhead- 47.312362, -92.620133
From Highway 7: Head west on Zim Road. From Zim Road, turn right on to Fermoy Road (Cty 311). Continue north on Fermoy Road (Cty 311) for .42 miles. The trailhead will be on the east side of the road.
So far, this property is named for Fermoy Road! Naming rights for this property exist via donation. For more information about donating to this property, email our Executive Director Sparky at email@example.com or call 218-341-3350.