Earth Calendar for April 3rd and April 4th

Apr 3, 2013

The Fernald Preserve Visitors Center is a 10,000 square-foot green building that celebrates the rich and varied history of the Fernald site.Information on the site's natural, Native American, settlement and farming, uranium production and environmental clean-up eras as well as the recent ecological restoration and legacy management mission is presented through a series of exhibits.  Admission to the Visitors Center is free. The Fernald Community Alliance is asking for  volunteers to assist with the clean-up of Paddy's Run Road adjacent to the Fernald Preserve on April 6th.   Dress warmly, wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring rain gear, just in case. Volunteers will meet at the Fernald Visitors Center at 8:30 am for a safety briefing, pick up safety gear (gloves, vests and trash bags) and road clean-up assignments.  All work should be completed by noon.  For more information, please visit the website.

On Our Calendar: Discover the beautiful and challenging backcountry of Sharon Woods.  A naturalist will be your guide on a strenuous off-trail hike over uneven terrain, searching for wildlife and wildflowers.  Saturday, April 6th 10:00 am.  The hike is free and registration is required.  For more information, please visit the website.