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Sensational Seed Dispersal 10/4-New Boston

Families will hike along the wetland paths and collect a variety of seeds such as acorns, exploding jewelweed, billowing milkweed, and barbed cocklebur just to name a few. Families will also discuss the main seed dispersal methods – water, wind, animal and mechanical! Program: Sensational Seed Dispersal Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – Noon Location: […]

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Dabblers and Divers 9/6-New Boston

Some ducks dabble while others dive. Some ducks graze on plants while others dine on fish. Students will discuss our native ducks and learn how to determine what they eat by looking at their specialized adaptations. Students will also hike along the wetland to see how many different kinds they can find. Binoculars will be […]

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Splendid Spiders 6/14-New Boston

Learn about spider anatomy and how to identify some of the common species.  Students will get a chance to see (preserved) brown recluse and black widow spiders up close.  Each student will create a fun spider craft to take home. Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – Noon Location: Crosswinds Marsh, 27600 Haggery Road, […]

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Animal Architects 5/3-New Boston

Spider webs, bird nests, animal burrows, and bee hives are all made at the “hands” of animal architects! They will discuss the various structures made by animals and go on an animal homes hike to see how many you can find! When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – Noon Location: Crosswinds Marsh, 27600 Haggery Road, New Boston, […]