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Seashore Netting

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

Seashore Netting September 29 We will be walking down to the Marion Harbormaster’s beach to use the large seining net and see what animals are still in the harbor.  Watershoes are strongly recommended and please wear appropriate clothing. We WILL be getting wet! (Pick up will be at the Harbormasters office). *If you'd like to…

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Can Seaweed Feed and Fuel the Future?

8 Spring Street, Marion, MA
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About 90 percent of our energy presently comes from finite natural resources—oil and gas—whose extraction and use contribute to pollution and climate change. Farmed seaweed, on the other hand, needs only seawater and sunlight to thrive, and can provide carbon-neutral nutrition and energy.

Introduction to Forestry

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

Introduction to Forestry with MA state forester James Rassman October 6 Join Service Forester Jim Rassman as we learn about the trees of Massachusetts. We will learn about different types of local trees, how to tell how old a tree is, and the benefits that trees and forest provide to us all. If the weather…

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Forestry Health

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

Forestry Health with Felicia Hubacz, MA DCR Forester October 19 Join DCR Forest Health Specialist Felicia Hubacz as she discusses the State’s major forest health issues of the last year. These include Beech Leaf Disease, White Pine Needle Disease, Emerald Ash Borer, and Asian Longhorned Beetle. Learn to identify current and future threats to our…

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Fall Bird Migration

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

Fall Bird Migration! with Justin Barrett, President of the Nasketucket Bird Club October 20 Bird migration is one of the most harrowing feats a bird can accomplish! We’ll be learning about how and why so many birds migrate every year, and some of the dangers that come along with it. We’ll also be exploring the…

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Tick-Borne Diseases with Blake Dinius

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

Tick Borne Diseases October 27 Tick Borne Diseases with Blake Dinius, Entomologist with Plymouth County Ext. Service. When it comes to preventing tick bites, it’s all about knowledge, not fear. In our workshop, we’ll bust myths and learn practical applications based on scientific research. For now, this program is scheduled to take place at the…

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Future of Natural History Museums with Eric Dorfman

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA
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Future of Natural History Museums with focus on small museums like the Marion Natural History Museum. November 3 Speaker is Eric Dorfman, author of the book, “The Future of Natural History Museums” Eric Dorfman is Director and CEO of North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, a member of the Executive Board of the International National…

NECWA Terrapin and Sunfish Rescue

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

NECWA Terrapin and Sunfish Rescue with Carol “Krill” Carson, founder and president of New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance November 3 Each late summer and fall, ocean sunfish strand along the shores of Cape Cod. Many are trying to navigate their way south to warmer wintering areas. NECWA is the only organization that attempts to save…

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Shed Hunting 101

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

Shed Hunting 101 November 17 Shed hunting is the pursuit of finding antlers that have been naturally shed by any antler-bearing mammal such as moose, caribou, elk and deer. These dropped antlers are commonly referred to as "sheds" or "shed antlers." Shed hunting is a great opportunity to get outdoors, work your legs, and spend…

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Holiday Party

Marion Natural History Museum 8 Spring Street, Marion, MA

Holiday Party December 15 Let’s have fun together designing gifts with natural and recycled craft materials. Bring your unique artistic talents and let’s make some gifts for the holidays. Depending on health restrictions at that time we will be offering snacks and drinks to fuel your creative efforts.   *If you'd like to register for…

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