Category Archives: Talks and Workshops

With Maine and Oregon passing the nation’s first Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws for packaging this year, there is much interest in what the EPR programs will look like once they launch and how each state arrived at its unique … Read More

Bees are critical for pollinating the entire ecosystem including the food we eat. On Wednesday, October 13 from 7-8:30pm, learn in this online presentation which bees are at serious risk, why, and how we can help those in our surrounding … Read More

On Monday, September 20, Kirstie Pecci, head of the Zero Waste Program at Conservation Law Foundation, spoke on the need to move communities to Zero Waste and shared inspiring stories of success. Kirstie has shaped waste and incineration policy throughout … Read More

On Saturday, October 2 from 2-4pm, take a ‘Green Walk’ in the Melrose section of Auburndale. (Rain date is Sunday, October 3 from 2-4pm.) Come for a casual stroll around the neighborhood and learn more about reducing your carbon emission … Read More

Do you like Monarch Butterflies? Did you know they need milkweed to sustain them in their caterpillar stage? Come learn a little about Monarch butterflies and various types of Milkweed on Saturday, October 2 from 9-10:30am at the Wellington Park … Read More

On Sunday, October 3 from 1-2:30pm, join Barbara Bates, Newton Conservators’ Board member and teacher naturalist at Mass Audubon, to explore the various habitats around Riverside Park next to the Charles River and play nature-themed games. The event is open … Read More