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178th Annual Meeting of the Worcester County Horticultural Society

03.28.19 at 4:00 PM
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
11 French Drive, Boylston 01505
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Please join us for the 178th Worcester County Horticultural Society Annual Meeting with speaker Dr. Don Rakow, Associate Professor of Horticulture at Cornell University.

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Wacky Woodcocks

04.12.19 at 7:00 PM - Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot Street, Natick 01760
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Adult $13 Members/ $16 Non-Members

Looks like a shorebird, but where's the ocean? These bizarre birds are woodcocks! They look like shorebirds, but are native to the forest. Every spring, woodcocks court, filling the last hours of daylight with spectacular aerial displays. Watch and listen as they rocket up 300 feet, then call loudly as they zigzag during their dive back towards earth. Come join us as we attempt to view this amazing rite of spring. Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

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Wild about Reptiles

04.13.19 at 1:00 PM - Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot Street, Natick 01760
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Adult $13 Members / $15 Non-Members, Child $7m/ $9

Come meet some of the species of reptiles found around Broadmoor. Can turtles really leave their shells like they do in the cartoons? Are snakes really slimy? What is the difference between a lizard and a snake? Find out for yourself as you meet baby turtles and snakes up close! Learn more about our wonderful scaly friends and take a short walk to see more reptiles in the wild. Pre-registration recommended. Online registration available.

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Fun in Nature: April Vacation Week: Grades K-5

04.16.19 at 8:30 AM - Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot Street Natick 01760
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Child $90.00 Members, $110.00 Non-members, per day

Discover the wonders of spring at Broadmoor during vacation week! Learn about flowers, frogs, salamanders, and lots of baby animals! We'll also enjoy the return of the birds to our fields, forests and wetlands as they hunt for food, sing songs, and build nests. Sign up for single sessions or all four! Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

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Earth Day: Gallery Nature Walk

04.20.19 at 2:00 PM - Davis Museum at Wellesley College
106 Central Street, Wellesley 02481
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Free

Meet in Davis Lobby Take a “nature walk” at the Davis, and join a Student Guide for a drop-in tour celebrating Earth Day, focusing on biodiversity in the Davis Museum permanent collections. This program is generously supported by the Elizabeth Bein Keto ‘48 Endowed Memorial Art Fund.

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Frogs, Pollywogs & Fairies...Exploring the Vernal Pool

04.27.19 at 10:00 AM - Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot Street, Natick 01760
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Adult $12 Members/ $14 Non-Members, Child $6m/ $8n

Discover some of the fantastic creatures that inhabit Broadmoor's vernal pool. From frogs and tadpoles to fairy shrimp, using hands-on activities, explore and learn what hides under the water and lives around this seasonal pool. A great chance to learn about some of Broadmoor's smaller creatures. Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

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Earth Week Birding at Broadmoor

04.28.19 at 8:00 AM - Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot Street, Natick 01760
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Adults: $15 Members; $18 Non-Members, Child $8m/ $

Spring is a great time to watch for birds before all the leaves have emerged. What is going on in the spring with your neighborhood birds? Who is staying and who is going? What bird is making that call or song? Which songs are being used to attract females? Learn more about birds on a guided walk. A great way to get the most out of your spring bird watching. Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

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Spring Birding at Mount Auburn

05.03.19 at 7:00 AM - Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot Street, Natick 01760
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Adults: $15 Members; $18 Non-Members, Child $8m/ $

We will enjoy a peaceful walk in this historic and beautifully landscaped cemetery looking for winter residents, spring migrants and some surprises like possible yellow-bellied sapsucker and red-breasted nuthatch. Instructions and Directions: Directions to the meeting location and additional information are included in a link in the registration confirmation email. Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

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Frogs, Pollywogs & Fairies...Exploring the Vernal Pool

05.04.19 at 10:00 AM - Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary
280 Eliot Street, Natick 01760
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Adult $12 Members/ $14 Non-Members, Child $6m/ $8n

Discover some of the fantastic creatures that inhabit Broadmoor's vernal pool. From frogs and tadpoles to fairy shrimp, using hands-on activities, explore and learn what hides under the water and lives around this seasonal pool. A great chance to learn about some of Broadmoor's smaller creatures. Pre-registration required. Online registration available.

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