Spring Event –  Discover the Roslindale Wetlands Urban WildSpring 

We have a series of spring events lined up to help neighbors discover and learn more about the Roslindale Wetlands. Be sure to mark your calendars:

Family-Friendly Wetlands Walk, Friday, April 21, 10:30 a.m.: Cap off school vacation week by spending some time outdoors and learning more about wetlands ecology, the history of neighborhood advocacy, and the ecological restoration work now underway. Boston Urban Wilds staff will lead the way. Meet at the Coniston Road entrance. 

City Nature Challenge, Saturday, April 29, 1:00 p.m.: As part of the wordwide City Nature Challenge, you are invited to walk through the Roslindale Wetlands and report on different plants and animals you see. To prepare, consider downloading a phone app to help with identification, such as iNaturalist and Picture This. Boston Urban Wilds and Mass Audubon staff will help you get started. Meet at the Coniston Road entrance. Learn more and register.

Serve and Learn, Saturday, May 6, 9am-noon. We can help with the ongoing ecological restoration work by removing small trash items and invasive plant species, such as garlic mustard and multiflora rose. We’ll start with an informational tour at 9:00 led by Boston Urban Wilds staff, who call fill us in on the progress of the restoration project. Then, we’ll get to work. Feel free to come later or leave earlier as needed. Bring gloves and hand tools (such as nippers and loppers) if you have them, and wear sturdy shoes. Meet at the Coniston Road entrance. Come on down! Bring a friend! Learn something new about this gem of an ecosystem right in our neighborhood.

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