Four Arrested by Belmont Police in Protest of Forest Clearcutting

Belmont Police arrested four Cambridge residents yesterday for trespassing in the 15-acre floodplain forest “Silver Maple Forest,”a section of Belmont bordering Cambridge and Arlington, where a decades-long battle for conservation hangs by a thread. A press release issued by the Friends of Alewife Reservation reported that The arrests were peaceful and without incident.  Dana Demetrio, University ofContinue reading “Four Arrested by Belmont Police in Protest of Forest Clearcutting”

Two Natural History Events in Greater Boston coming up on 1/31 and 2/2

WHAT ART THOU, LITTLE BIRD? Developmental Mechanisms for the Origin and Evolution of Birds Lecture by Arkhat Abzhanov, Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 6:00 pm We might think robins are simply a common backyard bird, but actually they represent one of the most unusual, successful, and abundant animalsContinue reading “Two Natural History Events in Greater Boston coming up on 1/31 and 2/2”