Natural History on the Blackstone
Programs on the Natural Wonders of the Blackstone Valley
All programs will be held at:
Friends of the Blackstone River Environmental Center
100 New River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865
Please call Judy Hadley at 401-724-5292 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
Spring Stargazing: 8:00 PM, Friday, March 31, 2017
A stargazing talk with telescopes available for viewing afterwards. Francine Jackson, staff astronomer at Brown University’s Ladd Observatory, will speak about stars and planets observable in the spring night sky.
Fossils and Geology of the Blackstone River Basin: 3:00 PM, Sunday, April 23, 2017
Talk by Steve Emma, former adjunct professor of Botany at URI. Steve will bring along several examples of fossils from the area.
Birds of the Blackstone River: 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 7, 2017
Talk by Roseanne Sherry, Master Gardener and local bird expert, which will be followed by a brief walk for those who are able.
Graphic from Blackstone River Watershed Council.