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Ponders Tract Trail System Audio Tour

Plug in and pay a visit!

Land steward John Graham provides a glimpse of the tract’s diverse habitats, varying stages of forest succession, examples of active management and secluded spots where nature has been left to take its course.  

Ponders Tract Audio Tour
Planning a visit to Ponders Tract? Before your trip, download our self-guided audio tour to your handheld device. It's like having a naturalist there with you in person!

In this audio tour, Nature Conservancy land steward John Graham discusses loblolly plantation restoration, local bird life and sustainable forestry practices.

Step 1: Download the Ponders Tract audio tour map. This map will help identify which audio tracks to play based on your location on the preserve, so make sure to take a copy with you on your trip.

Step 2: Download and save each of the below mp3 files to your handheld device. Play the corresponding track when you reach a waypoint along the trail. Listen to them all or pick & choose based on your interests!

  1. Welcome to Pemberton Forest Preserve Ponders Tract
  2. Habitat Restoration
  3. Headwaters Protection
  4. Atlantic White Cedar
  5. Skidder Paths and Volunteers
  6. Piney Fork and Frog Pond Bench
  7. Decking Site
  8. Wooded Wetlands
  9. Forest Succession
  10. Ingram Branch Way

Download the audio tour transcript. 

(All files are .mp3 and should download automatically once clicked. If you have trouble downloading, right-click each file and then select 'Save')

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