Thursday Hike: Burlingame, Charlestown Date: January 26, 2023 — 10:00am to 12:15pm Location: From Rte 1 in Charlestown travel about 2 miles on Kings Factory Road to the Schoolhouse Pond Preserve where there is a small parking lot on the right. Carpool if possible. Registration: https://westerlylandtrust.org/event/thursday-hike-burlingame-charlestown/ Hosted by Westerly Land Trust. This 3 ½ mile easy to moderate out and back hike starts on Kings Factory Road, uses a small segment of the Vin Gromley trail then goes to Watchaug Pond. From Rte 1 in Charlestown travel about 2 miles on Kings Factory Road to the Schoolhouse Pond Preserve where there is a small parking lot on the right. Carpool if possible. To sign up, contact co-leaders: Geoff & Sue Sewall, (401) 377-2826, and email: email@example.com Thursday hikes are FREE. Be sure to wear hiking boots or good walking shoes. If the weather is icy you should bring stabilizers or something for traction. If a lot of snow bring snowshoes. Hikes leave promptly. PLEASE NOTE: Ending times are estimated as it difficult to ascertain when it will finish due to number of people, how fast/slow the hikers walk, etc. Please sign up with leader so that person will know how many are coming. If no one signs up the leader may not show up. Inclement weather cancels and if in doubt, contact leader. If you wish to bring a dog please contact the leader as some properties do not allow them. However, if a dog is present, they must be leashed at all times. FLUORESCENT ORANGE REQUIREMENTS: In State Management areas everyone is required to wear 200 square inches of solid daylight fluorescent orange from the second Saturday in September to the last day of February and the last Thursday in April to the last day in May, annually.