The pond offers a serene spot for reflection and also attracts birds, turtles and other wildlife. Facing the pond, the Tom Booth Bench memorializes the local activist who spearheaded the effort to preserve Jackson Woods. A surrounding garden offers seasonal color.
Summer heat recently brought with it an algae formation on the surface of the pond. An effort to begin regular water quality monitoring is beginning in Spring 2022.
Putting the finishing touches on the garden surrounding the Tom Booth bench.
The Tom Booth memorial bench in spring.
A green algae formation appeared on the pond during the summer of 2021. Formal water quality monitoring will begin in spring 2022.
A pair of Mallards are at home in the pond.
The pond in early spring
Snow covers the area around the Tom Booth bench
A sunny winter day around the pond