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Act Toward Change

Climate Preparedness Week at the Arnold Arboretum

September 24-30

Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) and the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University are partnering with community members and organizations across Massachusetts to take part in the second annual Climate Preparedness Week. Formal and informal events linked below are designed to encourage thoughtful consideration of the climate crisis and share ways that individuals and organizations, such as the Arboretum, can respond and act towards change.

A Global Ecology Journey: Prioritizing Earth-Centered Ethics
LECTURE – Tuesday, September 24, 6:30 pm
Tree Mob™ From Solar Power to Flower Power
EVENT – Thursday, September 26, 5:45 pm
Weld Hill, 1300 Centre Street, Roslindale
Creative Climate Commitment with Susan Israel
WORKSHOP w/ Fee – Saturday, September 28, 9:30 am
Exciting Introductions or Stealth Invaders?
TOUR – Sunday, September 29, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Collections Up Close: Fruits of the Bradley Rosaceous Collection
EVENT – Sunday, September 29, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Available all week long
Encouraging Climate Conversations
Hunnewell Building Lawn
Climate Commitment Tree
Hunnewell Building Visitor Center
Fabric, Fiber & Phenology
Hunnewell Building Visitor Center
Hunnewell Lawn

  • Spring after Spring: How Rachel Carson Inspired the Environmental Movement
    by Stephanie Roth Sisson
  • Katie, Who Tamed the Wind
    by Liz Garton Scanlon & Lee White

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