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Zurich Bog old growth? (Newark NY)

I just ran into reference to old growth in a bog, about halfway between Rochester and Syracuse (near Newark, NY). Anybody know anything about this one?

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Zurich Bog

In early deeds, known as Big Swamp
Native Americans referred to it as Devil's Lake or Bottomless Pit
Today it is known as Zurich Bog or Mud Pond
9 miles northeast of Newark
Approximately 3 miles long and 1 mile wide
It is a designated Registered Natural Landmark since 1974
Owned by Bergen Swamp Preservation Society since 1957
Another excursion into old growth
My second trip into old growth was under the guidance of Dr. Rob Wink. I tagged along with Wink and 15 students on a trip to Zurich Bog near Newark. About 35 acres of old growth remain here, safe from past logging practices due to the bog that borders it on three sides.
by greif
Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:18 pm
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