Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve

Tucker Preserve is located in Pembroke and it runs along the Indian Head River.
All photos by Rob MacDonald Hanson, MA rjmacdonald@gmail.com
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Looking east from Tucker Preserve. Just across the river is the Waterman Tack Factory. This was the site of a dam that eventually collapsed during the hurricane of 1938. The dam formed a large pond and was known as Project Dale.
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Spring time cascades in at Tucker.
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve Feb 2022
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve Feb 2022
High water level at Tucker after the Feb 2022 ice storm.
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve Feb 2022
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve Feb 2022
High water level at Tucker after the Feb 2022 ice storm.
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve Feb 2022
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve Feb 2022
High water level at Tucker after the Feb 2022 ice storm.
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April 2021, one of several cascading streams at Tucker Preserve.
Dam and fish ladder at Luddams Ford.

Dam and fish ladder at Luddams Ford.

Luddams Ford.
River Otter - Indian Head River
River Otter - Indian Head River
River otter in the Indian Head River at Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve. Dec 21, 2019
River Otter - Indian Head River
River Otter - Indian Head River
River otter in the Indian Head River at Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve. Dec 21, 2019
River Otter - Indian Head River
River Otter - Indian Head River
River otter in the Indian Head River at Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve. Dec 21, 2019
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Laetiporus - 'Chicken of the Woods' ??
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Laetiporus - 'Chicken of the Woods' ??
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Laetiporus - 'Chicken of the Woods' ??
River Otter - Indian Head River

River Otter - Indian Head River

River otter in the Indian Head River at Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve. Dec 21, 2019
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve

Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve

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Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve
Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve
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Double-crested Cormorant
Sunbathing. Double-crested Cormorant 'wing spreading' at Tucker Preserve.
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Springs awakening at Tucker Preserve.
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Indian Pipes, also called Ghost Plants at Tucker.
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White Throat Sparrow at Tucker
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Granite bolder at Tucker
Granite bolder at Tucker
Granite boulders are scattered about the Tucker preserve.
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Glacial erratic
Glacial erratic along the Indian Head River.
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Seasonal runofft and spring rain create a New Hampshire like lively stream at Tucker.
Old bridge at Tucker Preserve.

Old bridge at Tucker Preserve.

Just past the entrance to Wildlands Trust Tucker Preserve.
Indian Head River at Tucker Preserve
Indian Head River at Tucker Preserve
The Indian Head river has two tributaries, the Drinkwater River and the Indian Head brook. The river eventually flows into the North River.
Hemlock Grove at Tucker Preserve
Trail through one of the many hemlock groves above the Indian Head River at Tucker Preserve.
Hemlock Grove at Tucker Preserve
Trail leads through a Hemlock grove on high ridge above the India Head River.
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Tucker stream crossing. A very 'White Mountain' feel with this crossing.
Jack-In-The-Pulpit at Tucker Preserve.
Jack-In-The-Pulpit along the trail at Tucker Preserve.
Hemlock Grove at Tucker Preserve
Indian Head River along the northern boundary at Tucker. At some points, groves of Hemlocks top the steep 40 ft banks along the river.
The Indianhead River as it passes the old Tack factory.
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The old bridge at the entrance of Tucker Preserve.
Hemlock Grove at Tucker Preserve
High (40 ft) above the Indian Head River.
Windchime in the Woods, Tucker Preserve.
Windchime left in the woods at Tucker Preserve.
Luddams Ford.
Luddams Ford which is at the entrance to Tucker Preserve.