The Roth woodlands are a vital piece of wildlife habitat along the Old Mill Brook. A longer trail is still in the works that will go from Old Farm Road to Tea Lane. For now, this remains a favorite place for birders.
Sheriff’s Meadow Says: Roth Woodlands lies in Chilmark on the south side of North Road. The 26 acres have frontage of 1,320 feet along North Road with markers at each end. Upstream from the pond are wetlands, the headwaters of the Old Mill Brook. A driveway along the eastern boundary allows a walker to see this side of the Woodlands in interesting profile. On contiguous land, Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation holds conservation restrictions on another 80 acres. During the spring and fall migrations this is one of the best places to observe warblers and birds which inhabit marshlands.
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