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Pauquakconsuk WoodField


Pauquakconsuk WoodField is an informal name given in honor of its woodlands, open fields, and hunting grounds. Just east of the North Shore Methodist Church. expect to spend a few hours exploring its sandy trails.  Pauquaconsuk is the original Native American Indian name for Wading River.


  • Boundary encroachment (last updated 10/2020)
  • Illegal BMX trails are active and reestablished. (last updated 10/2020)
  • No public access parking on Route 25A (last updated 10/2020)
  • Field is changing from a grassy meadow to shrubs (last updated 10/2020)

Special Places
- has at least one associated NGO (non governmental organization) {see below}
What Needs Improvement?
boundary encroachment issues
dumping and vandalism issues
natural landscaping issues
- either means there are invasive species dominating an area, needs ecological restoration, or wildlife habitat management
public access issues
- either related to parking, safety, or amenities need improvement
What's There?
forests & woodlands
- either hardwoods (leaves drop - oak, hickory, etc.), more open woodland, or shrublands
pine barrens
- pitch pine (evergreen, 3 needle pine) dominates the tree canopy, with sandy soils and bushfires common
- either fields, meadows, grasslands with  various milkweeds, asters, native grasses, etc.

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