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Events From 2023-07-17 to 2023-07-23go to the full list of events
Tuesday, July 18, 8:00 am
Space is limited. Registration by July 17 is required.
Join Lincoln Conservation Director, Michele Grzenda, on a 2-hour birding stroll around Codman Estates, Farm Meadow, and North Codman Conservation Area. Meet 25 bird species commonly found in our neighborhoods, wetlands, and forests, and learn various field identification techniques by sight and sound. Bring binoculars if you have them, bug spray, and water. Wear long sleeve shirt and pants (for mosquitoes).
Location: Lincoln, MA
Saturday, July 22, 10:00 am
This event is currently full. If you register, you will be added to a waiting list.
Join Lincoln Conservation Ranger Will Leona on a leisurely 2-hour paddle along the scenic Sudbury River. Enjoy a brief history of the area and be on the lookout for local wildlife along the way. Sightings may include great blue herons, beaver lodges and dams, belted kingfishers, Canada geese, white-tailed deer, bald eagles, painted turtles and more. Also learn about invasive aquatic plant management efforts being done in the area. Bring your kayak/canoe and life jacket (required), sunscreen, clothing/footwear that can get wet, a snack to eat during a short stop and water.
Location: Fairhaven Bay
Saturday, July 22, 10:30 am
The typically brave Kaia has one fear: bees. When her father gets beehives to go on the roof of their apartment, Kaia must face her fear and learn about these important insects. After the storytime, make bee hotels to create habitat for bees in our own neighborhoods. The Old Manse (269 Monument St.)
Location: The Old Manse, Concord
Middlesex Canal Association
Sunday, July 23, 10:00 am
Space is limited. Registration by July 21 required.
Join experienced guide Marlies Henderson for a 3-hour exploration of extant portions of the Middlesex Canal, from the Billerica Falls to River Neck Road, Chelmsford, and back, reading passages from Henry David Thoreau’s Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. High boots recommended.
Location: North Billerica
Sunday, July 23, 2:00 pm
Space is limited. Registration by July 21 is required.
Enjoy this 3-hour easy flatwater paddle, with leader Marlies Henderson, from just below the Billerica Falls toward the Lowell Centennial dam. Bring your own canoe/kayak and life jacket (required).
Location: N. Billerica
Come, connect, and experience your local Wild and Scenic Rivers! A RiverFest Summer!
Enjoy free hikes, paddles, walks, music, and family fun all summer long in this annual celebration of the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic River. Explore all the rivers have to offer, just west of Boston!
Be a Junior River Ranger this Summer!
Through hands-on activities, learn how special our Wild & Scenic Rivers are and how you can help protect them. Join one, or all, of our fun hands-on Junior River Ranger events, listed with a river ranger badge, to receive a River Rangers booklet. Complete the booklet with us or through your own explorations to earn a Junior River Ranger badge and certificate. If you can’t join us, email or call 617-981-2116 to have your free booklet mailed to you. Or download a pdf version of the booklet from the link below. Designed for kids 6-12.
- What Is Your Watershed Address?
- Recreating On Our Rivers
- Family Fishing & Festivities at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
- Stories, Dance, Art, and History at the Old Manse