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April 2020

Designing with Plant Communities

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library

Designing with Plant Communities Wednesday, April 1  7pm-8:30pm Cambridge Public Library (449 Broadway, Cambridge)All too often, during the design process, we think of plants on an individual or species basis. Yet in the landscape, plants are constantly interacting with one another in intricate ways. What happens if we create planting plans focused on complete systems rather than collections of individuals? Join us to learn how to create healthy, resilient plant communities that are beautiful and ecologically vibrant. Dan Jaffe will discuss how to select and combine the right species for specific site…

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School Connections April Meeting

April 9 @ 3:45 am - 5:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Green Newton's Schools Connections will meet on Thursday, April 9, from 3:45-5pm in the third floor arc area of the Newton Free Library. Green Newton’s Schools Connections group provides a forum for parents, students and educators to promote sustainability in the classroom and beyond. You are welcome to participate as we share experiences and ideas that support the implementation of green initiatives in our schools. For more information contact: [email protected] or visit www.schools.greennewton.org

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May 2020

Native Bees: Our Pollination Powerhouses

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library

Native Bees: Our Pollination Powerhouses Wednesday, May 6  7pm-8:30pm Cambridge Public Library (449 Broadway, Cambridge) Native bees are the most important and effective pollinators for our flowering plants. Although they play a crucial role in sustaining biodiversity, they are poorly understood and under threat from human activity. Heather Holm will teach us how to recognize common bee genera, and enlighten us about their fascinating life cycles, nesting habitat, and foraging needs. Come learn more about the mutualistic relationships that they have with native plants— a powerful reminder that the salvation…

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School Connections May Meeting

May 14 @ 3:45 am - 5:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Green Newton's Schools Connections will meet on Thursday, May 14, from 3:45-5pm in the third floor arc area of the Newton Free Library. Green Newton’s Schools Connections group provides a forum for parents, students and educators to promote sustainability in the classroom and beyond. You are welcome to participate as we share experiences and ideas that support the implementation of green initiatives in our schools. For more information contact: [email protected] or visit www.schools.greennewton.org Find out more »

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June 2020

School Connections June Meeting

June 11 @ 3:45 am - 5:00 pm
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer St
Newton, MA 02459 United States
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Green Newton's Schools Connections will meet on Thursday, June 11, from 3:45-5pm in the third floor arc area of the Newton Free Library. Green Newton’s Schools Connections group provides a forum for parents, students and educators to promote sustainability in the classroom and beyond. You are welcome to participate as we share experiences and ideas that support the implementation of green initiatives in our schools. For more information contact: [email protected] or visit www.schools.greennewton.org

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