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Wildlife Watching at Varden Conservation Area

There are many opportunities to see wildlife in the conservation area. The most common trees in the forest are the native red maple and hemlock. In addition to the native trees of the area, many trees were planted, including:

  • Blue, white, and Norway spruce
  • Ash
  • White birch
  • Red and white pine
  • Douglas and balsam fir

The diverse forest and wetland habitats produce ideal conditions for amphibians, mammals, and birds.

Common animals are:

  • White-tailed deer
  • Black bear
  • Squirrel
  • Wild turkey
  • Beaver
  • Many species of birds