Guided Beaver Walk @ Horse Meadows Knoll

Date and Time: September 12, 2017 6:30pm to 7:45pm Location: Horse Meadows Knoll, Sherry Road, Harvard Walk Leader: Dan Stimson, SVT Assistant Director of Stewardship Price: $10 (free for SVT & HCT members) Join SVT Assistant Director of Stewardship, Dan Stimson, on a guided walk to Horse Meadows Reservoir, home to a beaver lodge, to learn about the history of beavers in our region, their adaptations that make them successful, and how their impact on the landscape benefits many other wildlife species.  Register online at: http://www.svtweb.org/calendar/beaver-walk-horse-meadows-knoll.

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Presentation/Public Forum on Harvard’s Environment, 5/31

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Presentation/Public Forum on Harvard’s Environment, 5/31 Do you love Harvard’s waterways, conservation lands, orchards, trails, parks, and open spaces? Do you support sustainability in town/school policies and practice? Come to the Bromfield School library Wednesday, May 31, at 7 PM. to hear from local committees, groups, residents, and students working to protect and sustain Harvard, and join in discussion on what we can achieve together!

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Tree-For-All Photos

200 Redbud seedlings wrapped and ready to go . . . scenes from HCT’s annual Tree-For-All Saturday at the Transfer Station Sunday on the Common

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Tree-For-All 2017—Cercis canadensis—Eastern Redbud

Save the Date: Saturday, May 6th/Sunday, May 7th Tree-For-All 2017—Cercis canadensis—Eastern Redbud The Harvard Conservation Trust’s 37th Annual Tree-For-All: The Harvard Conservation Trust will distribute Eastern Redbud seedlings at the Transfer Station on Saturday, May 6th from 8 AM to noon, and on the Harvard Common on Sunday, May 7th from 9:30 AM to noon. In early spring, their pink-purple flowers line the bark of their twigs, branches, and trunks, announcing the end of winter. Redbud has uniquely heart-shaped leaves. Many birds eat the seeds, and honeybees visit the blossoms. The shrubs are free to Harvard Conservation Trust members and

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HCT Co-sponsored Warner Free Lecture

HCT Co-sponsored Warner Free Lecture: These, too, are the sounds of nature . . . Did you know that the “sounds of nature” are not necessarily pleasant, nor is the music that imitates them? Join local musician Stephen Peisch and David Pihl as they present a program of piano music that was inspired by nature, including compositions by Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Bela Bartok, Amy Beach, Edward MacDowell, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Allen Hovhaness, Claude Debussy, Stephen Peisch, and William Thomas McKinley. David Pihl, pianist, of Worcester, Massachusetts, studied at Boston University School of Music and received his Master of Music in

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