Category Archives: Talks and Workshops

How can we apply lessons learned from last fall’s Merrimack Valley gas disaster?  On Monday, October 21 at 7pm at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St. Newton), Boston University Professor Nathan Phillips will speak on developing methods for Massachusetts municipalities … Read More

Come talk to School Committee candidates about environmental sustainability in Newton Schools. On Thursday, October 10 from 4:10-5 pm in the third floor arc area of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton), candidates will join the regular monthly … Read More

The GreenEXPO, which takes place alongside the Harvest Fair in the Newton Center parking lot on Sunday, October 20 from 10am-4:30pm, aims to make living green easier with renewable energy options, sustainable home products, and much more. Kids will have … Read More

Grow an organic garden and cut unnecessary work and expense. Learn to make compost the easy way and skip the pile turning and watering. The class, which runs over 2 Saturdays on October 26 + November 2 from 11-12:30pm in Newton, … Read More

On Thursday, September 19 from 6-7:30 pm, join members of StudioHPDC (151R Adams Street Newton)—the first certified Passive House office building in the state–for an evening get-together and workshop featuring an introductory session for homeowners, buyers, renovators, and others with … Read More

Invasive plants pose a major threat to our ecosystems, and the challenge of tackling them can often seem formidable. On Saturday, September 28 from 9:30am-1:30pm at Jennison Hall at Bentley University (175 Forest Street, Waltham), restoration ecologist Chris Polatin will teach us how to confidently confront invasive … Read More

Enjoy an early evening nature walk through the Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (280 Eliot St., Natick) with Elissa Landre, Director of Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, from 6-7 pm on Tuesday, September 24. Immediately following the walk from 7:30–8:30 pm, we’ll move indoors … Read More