BOTANY WALK, April 26, 1 p.m.
Botanist Walter Kittredge is conducting a region-wide herbarium project to bring attention to the local New England flora, its presence and value, and is looking closely at vegetation at Alewife Reservation. Walter is Senior Curatorial Assistant at the Harvard University Herbaria, a world-wide research collection of over 5 million dried plant specimens.Participants will meet at the Alewife Brook parking lot at Cambridge Discovery Park at 100 Acorn Park Drive in Cambridge. Sponsored by Friends of Alewife Reservation. (usual time for this monthly event, beginning in June, will be the First Friday of the Month, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
Call (617) 415-1884 for more information.
LIVING WITH COYOTES IN CAMBRIDGE, APRIL 28, 1–3 p.m.
POETRY WALK AT ALEWIFE RESERVATION, May 4th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Anne Marie Lambert for a guided walk through Alewife Reservation with Poet Richard Cambridge and Frederick Law Olmstead re-enactor Gerald Wright. Sponsored by Friends of Alewife Reservation and the Cambridge Citizens Forum. Participants will meet at the Alewife Brook parking lot at Cambridge Discovery Park at 100 Acorn Park Drive in Cambridge. Families welcome. Call (617) 415-1884 for more information.
GO GREEN EDIBLE PLANT BIKE TOUR, June 7th, time TBA
Nick Woebske and Galen Mook lead a bike tour at dusk around the perimeter of the Alewife Reservation. Edible plant expert David Craft will educate riders on the vast amount of edible plants in the area at periodic stops. Sponsored by the Friends of Alewife Reservation. Participants will meet at the at the passenger pickup of the AlewifeT-stop in Cambridge. Visit the Friends of Alewife Reservation’s site for updated information or call (617) 415-1884.