Ant in Your Plants: Interesting Insect and Plant Interactions
Co-sponsored by the Groton Garden Club
Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at the NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main Street (Rt.119) in Groton, MA
In the words of famed biologist, E.O. Wilson, insects are “the little things that run the world.” Although most of us know that insects act as pollinators and herbivores, insects and plants interact in many other fascinating and sometimes counter-intuitive ways. Join botanist and entomologist Dr. Elizabeth Farnsworth, Senior Research Ecologist with the New England Wildflower Society, for a talk that celebrates insects and plants as partners in the web of biodiversity in your garden and beyond.
Tracks and Trails: Searching for Clues to Winter Wildlife in Our Forests, Fields, and Streams
NRWA Workshop for Adults and Children Ages 12 and Up
Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Groton, MA
Join the NRWA’s River Classroom Director and wildlife tracker Stacey Chilcoat for “Tracks and Trails” on Saturday, February 25th, at a conservation property in Groton, MA. This three-hour in-depth tracking workshop, designed for adults and older children ages 12 and up, focuses on three distinct winter habitats and the animals that not only survive but thrive during our harshest months. Develop a greater understanding of these hardy inhabitants, their habits and activities, and learn to “read” their stories through the signs and clues we discover along the way.
Midwinter Mission: Cure Cabin Fever
NRWA February Vacation Eco-Adventure for 6 to 9 Year Olds
February 22, 23, & 24, 2017 (Wed. thru Fri.) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main Street (Rt. 119) in Groton, MA