Barren Burn, Crystal Spring Farm

April 22, 2013


Today, the Brunswick (ME) Fire Department carried out a controlled burn of a blueberry barren at Crystal Spring Farm, which is a signature holding of the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust. Before intensive human settlement, blueberry barrens burned frequently from natural causes. Today, they are often maintained by controlled burns every few years.


About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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