Environmental Treasures

Environmental Treasures of Quincy

May 7- 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Participate in Cleaner/Greener Quincy with a clean up of Squaw Rock followed by a barbecue hosted by the Mayor at 12:30 p.m.  Meet at the Nickerson Post parking lot at the end of Dorchester Street in Squantum.  Bags will be provided.  Bring water and garden gloves if you have them.  If possible, please call me by 5/5 at 617/472-0799 to let me know you are coming. 

Saturday, May 14- 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Explore Squaw Rock! Pre-registration required!  Email sallyowe@hotmail.com to register.  How much do you know about the nature and history of Squaw Rock?  Follow “paw prints” that  lead you through this 17.1-acre park  where temporary signs provide fun facts about one of Quincy’s most beautiful places! Explore the beach at low tide. Enjoy a nature scavenger hunt for kids. And don’t forget to pack a lunch and blanket, so you can picnic with a view of the harbor islands!  Bring water and wear closed-toe shoes because there is some broken glass.  Note:  This is a self-guided tour. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Meeting place location will be provided with registration.