Thirty new interpretive environmental education signs have been installed in the Abby Brook Watershed. The signs provide information on the forest, water, wildlife, soils and other components of the environmental makeup of the Abbey Brook Conservation area. These signs provide simple to understand technical information, along with highlights of the value of these components in the landscape.
To visit Abbey Brook, which is located in the East Springfield Neighborhood, immediately behind Renaissance High School, 1170 Carew St, Springfield, MA 01104. Just add these GPS coordinates to Google Maps to find directions to the trailhead which directs you into the Watershed —- 42.134035, -72.574217.
Take a look around in the landscape in the Abbey Brook… you’ll likely find something new and exciting about the natural world around us. Abbey Brook will be adding additional trail signage and stream crossings later this year, to make your visit a bit easier.