It’s National Moth Week, and we’re celebrating with a nocturnal journey for moth-lovers of all ages. Researcher Steven Whitebread will present the field research he’s collected at Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary from live moth traps made of white sheets and bright lights. He will share about the beauty, lifecycles, and habitats of moths, and together we will collect data to contribute to >>
Start your Saturday at Appleton Farms, the oldest continuously operating farm in the country. On this special program designed especially for our toddler friends, we’ll enjoy calf close encounters, a cow story and costume, a tour of the milking barn and more! For ages 2-5 with an accompanying adult.
Bring a snack or lunch to enjoy at one of our picnic tables after the program. Make a day of >>
Ever wonder where your milk comes from? Find out and meet the cows at Appleton Farms! This tour will explore the workings of our Dairy operation including a visit with our calves. Meet the cows in the dairy barn during milking time and learn about how we raise our Jersey herd! Tour lasts approximately 1 hour. This program meets at our Dairy Store located at the main entrance off Rt. 1A. >>
Hot or cold, wet or dry, when summer comes, families looking for all-weather activities for all ages are invited to drop in at Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center for fun hands-on learning and to meet tide pool beach creatures, see backyard visitors like live caterpillars and tadpoles! Thursdays through Sundays, 10am–3pm, beginning July 2 and continuing through August 16.
This was a great article written by Dr. Anne Paris. I love the ideas and tools she gives to use. I have all three of the Empathy Way books and can't wait to read them to my Grandkids so that they can become Caring Empathetic Children and later teens, which is so important, especially in this world we live in. I can't wait to see what Dr. Paris has for us next!
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.