Bogs and Fens: New England’s Most Pristine Ecosystems
Ronald B. Davis, PhD, Professor Emeritus, School of Biology and Ecology and the Climate Change Institute, University of Maine
Thursday, October 13, 7:00–8:30pm
Location: Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan
In New England, at least 25 bogs and fens can be visited on boardwalks, where one can see unique assemblages of flora and fauna, including carnivorous plants, orchids, and uncommon bird species. Dr. Ronald Davis will illustrate his lecture with outstanding photographs and explain some of the unique features of these beautiful and fascinating ecosystems.
Fee Free member and student; $5 nonmember
Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.
Presented jointly by the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center
This program takes place at Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center in the George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center, Boston’s first “green” building, located at 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan.