Environmental Treasures

Environmental Treasures of Quincy

THE QUINCY PARK DEPARTMENT'S ENVIRONMENTAL TREASURES PROGRAM

EXPLORING TOWN BROOK- PART I

Wednesday, February 25, 7 p.m. Smelt Monitoring Workshop, Thomas Crane Library, 40 Washington St., Community Room, Atrium Level

Every spring for centuries smelt have been returning to Town Brook to spawn and lay eggs.  In this workshop learn about their fascinating ecosystem and how to volunteer to monitor the smelts for a citizen science project!  Sponsored by the Quincy Environmental Network and the Wollaston Garden Club Conservation Committee.  www.townbrook.org

Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m. (Rain date: Sunday, March 22, 2 p.m.)   Town Brook History Stroll

Explore the history of Town Brook from the Souther Tide Mill to Miller Stile Road with local historian and past President of the Wollaston Garden Club Pat Artis and President of the Friends of the Souther Tide Mill Doug Morrill while looking for smelt swimming up the brook to spawn!  Call 617/472-0799 on date of tour for meeting location and inclement weather rescheduling.