Morris Island Conservation Area Trails Topo Map

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All the small islands and diverse habitats along the shores of the Ottawa River combine to make this conservation area special. You also get a good view of the Chats Falls Hydro Dam. The region also sits on the Canadian Shield, a fact that’s apparent as you hike along rocky paths through mixed forests, marsh and creeks. Marble outcrops appear occasionally, and much of the granite is lined with quartz. Morris Island also seems relatively empty, except on the causeway. You’ll see lots of deer, beaver, porcupine, squirrels and chip munks. Great blue herons frequent the area, and it’s also possible to see ruffed grouse, blue jays and pileated woodpeckers. The forest is a transitional mixed zone with balsam fir, cedar, maple and poplar. Spotted touch-me-nots, trilliums and sneezeweed also grow here, in season. There’s lots of poison ivy too, in particular alongside the trails that traverse the low brush. The neighbours’ caring attitude really shows. The conservation area is clean, litter free, and well cared for. currently offers topo maps from the entire United States. We plan to expand our topomap database in the future, however this map is not available at this time. Thank you for your understanding.

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Mar 2018