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Plastics in the environment, what do we know and don’t know

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Chris Reddy, Senior Scientist, Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution studies marine pollution, petroleum geochemistry, and develops natural products for the cosmetics industry. Reddy became interested in plastics in 2008 when he collaborated with Dr. Kara Lavender Law at Sea Education Association to study the distribution and chemical composition of plastic in…

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150th Anniversary Celebration & Open House

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate with us! Join us for our sesquicentennial celebration & open house. Our event begins at 7pm with an introduction to the Museum’s latest display, the Coahuila Meteorite here on loan to MNHM from the Mineralogical & Geological Museum, Harvard University. The evening’s speaker is Mark Munkacsy, an amateur astronomer with the American Association of…

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Fall Bird Walk in Washburn Park

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Join the Marion Natural History Museum and the Nasketucket Bird Club on Wednesday, October 26 at 8:00 am for a fall bird walk. Great for new birders or those interested in learning more about birds. It will be an opportunity to see and hear local and migrating birds. Walk will be led by Justin Barrett,…

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