Archive of Past Events

Crystal Lake/Centre Street Invasives Pull

Crystal Lake/Centre Street Invasives Pull

Sunday, 07/02/2023    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We will work at the city's small pocket park along Centre St just outside of Newton Center, next to the house at 1429 Centre St. [...]
Cold Spring Park BioBlitz (rescheduled from 6/17/23)

Cold Spring Park BioBlitz (rescheduled from 6/17/23)

Sunday, 06/25/2023    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you interested in learning more about how to identify native plants? Or maybe you are more interested in birds or butterflies? Did you ever [...]
Cold Spring Park Invasives, Pollinator Garden Maintenance

Cold Spring Park Invasives, Pollinator Garden Maintenance

Saturday, 06/24/2023    
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Park is being invaded by garlic mustard, knotweed, buckthorn, and other species. We will continue our work on invasives from 9:30 to 11, [...]
Cold Spring Park BioBlitz (Postponed to Sunday, 6/25 from 1-4 pm)

Cold Spring Park BioBlitz (Postponed to Sunday, 6/25 from 1-4 pm)

  NOTE:  Due to expected rain, this BioBlitz event has been postponed from Saturday, 6/17/23, 1-4 pm  to Sunday, 6/25/23, 1-4 pm. Are you interested [...]
Knotweed Pull at Dolan Pond (may be postponed due to rain)

Knotweed Pull at Dolan Pond (may be postponed due to rain)

Saturday, 06/17/2023    
9:30 am - 11:30 am
NOTE:  If it is raining at the start of this event (9:30 am, 6/17, 23), the event will be postponed to a future date!! We [...]
Gardening for Habitat

Gardening for Habitat

Thursday, 06/15/2023    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gardens are habitats, but the degree to which they support local wildlife depends on how we plant and manage them. Our plant choices determine who [...]
Exploring Hemlock Gorge - Co-sponsored by the Friends of Hemlock Gorge

Exploring Hemlock Gorge - Co-sponsored by the Friends of Hemlock Gorge

Sunday, 06/11/2023    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a tour of this gem of a park, "hidden" at the intersection of Rtes 9 and 95, once a Sunday destination for [...]
How Small Mammal Personalities May Shape Forests Under Changing Climates

How Small Mammal Personalities May Shape Forests Under Changing Climates

Wednesday, 06/07/2023    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Plant species are expected to respond to warming temperatures and changes in precipitation in the face of climate change by shifting ranges to higher latitudes [...]
Cold Spring Park Invasives Pull

Cold Spring Park Invasives Pull

Tuesday, 06/06/2023    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cold Spring Park is being invaded by garlic mustard, knotweed, buckthorn, and other species. We will keep the Cochituate Aqueduct walk under control after previous [...]
Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

Sunday, 06/04/2023    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We will control garlic mustard, knotweed, and black swallow-wort infestations inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge, and the adjoining walking trail along the Charles River at Quinobequin [...]
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