Marion Natural History Museum Events

            March 27, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Inviting Pollinators in your yard with Joe Dwelly. Let’s take a look at gardening with the native plantings that our local pollinators rely on including, Monarchs and milkweed, Spicebush Swallowtail and sassafras, and the Mourning Cloak and hackberry. We will also be looking at wing pattern diversity. Meet at the Marion Natural History Museum, 8 Spring Street, second floor, Marion from 10:30 to 11:30 and remember to RSVP. Free program.

            April 10, 8:00 – 9:30 am, Spring Bird Walk. Join the Marion Natural History Museum and the Nasketucket Bird Club for a spring 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, board member for the Marion Natural History Museum and president of the Nasketucket Bird Club. Meet at Washburn Park at 8:00 am. Free program but RSVP is requested.

            April 12, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Amphibian Ecology and Diversity in the Highest Elevations in New Hampshire – Scott Smyers, Senior Scientist with Oxbow Associates, will be presenting his study of Wood Frog populations in high elevations in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Let’s take a look at these important ecosystems hidden in plain sight, some right along AMC hiking trails in the White Mountains. We will hear about amphibian species distribution, changes in communities and shifts in calling phenology that reveal how complicated these ecosystems are for amphibian’s survival. Event will be held at the Marion Natural History Museum, 8 Spring Street, second floor, Marion, MA. There’s a suggested donation of $10.00/person to the Museum. Please register in advance to ensure enough seating at

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