EARTH DAY!
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

EARTH DAY!

Don’t forget to celebrate Earth Day this year!

Get out and about on your street to help clean up the roadsides and then join us at the Town Hall for Benson’s Ice Cream.

Chat with BTA/BOLT and others about how important it is to keep our town clean. Meet Boxford’s Sustainability Committee, beekeepers, the Garden Club and our Recycling team.

Learn about ways in which you can STOP using chemicals in your back yard, still have a gorgeous garden and help keep our insects alive and healthy……and therefore your well water and your own good health!

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Annual Members Meeting and Dinner - with Scott Hoffman Black from the Xerces Society
May
9
5:30 PM17:30

Annual Members Meeting and Dinner - with Scott Hoffman Black from the Xerces Society

Please join us at our Annual Members Meeting and Dinner on May 9th, 2019.

 Lincoln Hall, 563 Main Street, Boxford MA 01921  

Social Hour at 5:30, followed by dinner 6:00 PM. 

INSECT APOCALYPSE

WHAT IS REALLY HAPPENING, WHY IT MATTERS AND HOW WE CAN ALL HELP

Scott Hoffman Black

Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

www.xerces.org

• You can thank insect pollinators for one third of every mouthful of food that you eat.

• Without small flies in streams for young fish to eat – your last grilled salmon would have been impossible.

• If you like songbirds, you can thank an insect. Eighty-eight percent of birds rely on insects for survival.

• In fact, the direct benefit of insects to Americans is $57 Billion a year.

Scott Hoffman Black will explain why we should be concerned with conserving habitat for insects and other invertebrates and highlight important ways we can all help these often overlooked but incredibly important animals.

Scott Hoffman Black is an internationally renowned conservationist who has been at the forefront of the conservation movement for three decades. He is executive director of the Xerces Society, which under his leadership has become the premier invertebrate conservation organization in North America. Scott’s work has led to protection and restoration of habitat on hundreds of thousands of acres of rangelands, forests, and farmland as well as protection for many endangered species. He is an author of the best-selling Attracting Native Pollinators and Gardening for Butterflies and has written more than two hundred other publications including a recent chapter on climate change and insects. His work has been honored with several awards, including the 2011 Colorado State University College of Agricultural Sciences Honor Alumnus Award, the U.S. Forest Service Wings Across the Americas 2012 Butterfly Conservation Award and the 2019 Wings Across the Americas International Research Partnership Award.

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Dog Show
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Dog Show

Our annual Dog Show will feature classes for EVERYONE!

Rescues, the elders, the youngsters, and everyone in between. Bring your puppies who need to get out and about and your old dogs who might enjoy some socializing!

Details to come, but we’ll be in our usual spot behind the East Boxford Fire Station, off Middleton Road.

Looking forward to seeing the amazing variety of four legged friends who join the fun!

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Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Winter Speaker Series

Please join us for our Winter Speaker Series on February 28th at 7pm.

Carol Decker, the former Director of Massachusetts Audubon’s Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, will be addressing the changing climate and its effect on birds.

Lincoln Hall, 563 Main Street, Boxford MA, 01921

Admission is FREE and refreshments will be served!

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