Environmental Treasures of Quincy
The Quincy Park Department's Environmental Treasures Program
The Thomas Crane Public Library
Tuesday, March 11, 7 p.m. Vernal Pools, Thomas Crane Library,40 Washington Street,Quincy.
This is the time when vernal pools are at their peak! Rare amphibians, like the spotted salamander, are dependent upon these pools for their survival. Jonathan Twining, professor of Environmental Science atEasternNazareneCollege, will discuss why he is passionate about these seasonal wetlands.
Sunday, March 23, 2 p.m. Signs of Spring in the Blue Hills. A nature walk led by Sally Owen to search for skunk cabbage, pussy willows, vernal pools and other signs of spring. Meet at the Shea Rink parking lot, 651 Willard Street, Quincy. (Rain date: Sunday, March 30, 2 p.m.).
For more information and rain date rescheduling, please call 617-472-0799.