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6:45 am

Spring Migrants

May 9 @ 6:45 am - 8:15 am
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Join us for a spring bird walk searching for both migrant and breeding birds. Bring your binoculars and field guides. All skill levels welcome. Registration Required. $12, free for members   With Brooks Mathewson Tuesdays at 8 AM April 30, … Continue reading

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10:00 am

Mount Auburn Book Club: Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape by Jill Jonnes

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Front Office Conference Room, Central Ave
Watertown, MA 02138 United States
Free

Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape by Jill Jonnes (2016) is a celebration of urban trees and the Americans—presidents, plant explorers, visionaries, citizen activists, scientists, nurserymen, and tree nerds—whose arboreal passions have shaped and ornamented … Continue reading

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5:00 pm

Mount Auburn Urban Ecosystem Project Showcase

May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

For the past two years, Mount Auburn Cemetery has partnered with Lesley University on a series of biodiversity research and education studies throughout our 175-acre urban refuge. Join us for summary presentations by Lesley faculty members on their work at … Continue reading

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6:00 pm

American Cemetery Law: A Conversation with Tanya Marsh

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Story Chapel Visitor Center, Central Ave
Watertown, MA 02138 United States
Free

Two men are primarily responsible for inventing American cemetery law: Samuel B. Ruggles and Joseph Story. Joseph Story was the first president of Mount Auburn Cemetery and is buried on Narcissus path. Join author and law professor, Tanya Marsh for … Continue reading

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