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PROVEN LINE ROAD

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        Independent Directions to this Site: From Highway 416 take exit 57 (Bankfield Road). If southbound, a 0.4 km offramp dumps onto Bankfield, where you will turn right or southwest. If northbound, the 0.4 km offramp brings you to Bankfield, where you will turn left or southwest onto it and in 0.4 km join the southbound offramp traffic. Both groups will now follow Bankfield Road southwest 6.8 km to Eagleson Road. Turn left or southeast onto Eagleson Road and drive 2.2 km to Century Road. Turn right or southwest onto it (beware the triangular junction) and go 0.6 km to Malakoff Road. Turn left or southeast onto it and drive 1.6 km to Harbison Road. Turn right or southwest onto it and proceed 2.7 km Proven Line Road. Turn left or southeast onto Proven Line Road.
        Marlborough Forest Loop Route Directions: From the southwest end of Harbison Road, return northeast 1.1 km to Proven Line Road. Turn right or southeast onto Proven Line Road.
Map of the Proven Line Road Area
Map of the Proven Line Road Area
        Site Description and Birding Information: Proven Line Road is a good gravel road which passes farmland, wetland and second growth woodland on its way to Paauw Road. Possible owling spot. Opposite Paauw Road, a trail follows the former roadway northeast along a drainage ditch.
View from Proven Line Road
View from Proven Line Road

        Marlborough Forest Loop Route Directions: Having driven Proven Line Road the 1.6 km southeast to Paauw Road, turn right or southwest on it and go 0.6 km to end of the maintained roadway at 3115 Paauw. The next site in this loop is the unmaintained portion of Paauw Road beyond here.
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Last update:  October 27, 2009