JEFFERSON — Hidden Valley Nature Center has acquired a 35-acre parcel of land, which was completely surrounded by the center’s land, and includes the southern half of the road leading by the western shore of the pond. It includes a small boat landing and 3,000 feet of shore frontage.

The center now operates on more than 1,000 acres of land, including the west side of Little Dyer Pond.

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