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April 2014

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Beavers of Popples Pond

BOPP_frontsmCome and celebrate the launch of Patti’s book! Thursday, May 1 at Next Stage in Putney. Learn more here.

Spring Ephemeral Flowers

Dicentra_cucullaria_-_Dutchmans_BreechesSaturday, April 26, 1:00pm at BEEC
Early spring brings a bloom of hardy wildflowers, those that take advantage of light reaching the forest floor before the trees leaf out. Join us on a walk to see these flowers that are particularly abundant in rich forest sites.  More info here!

Missing Mom: A Nurturing Day for Women Experiencing Grief

Saturday, May 10, 2014

mom-web-smallerThis event is for all daughters who miss their moms – whether they died yesterday or years ago – who want to spend a day together in healing activities honoring them. Join Joanne Patalano and her friends of BEEC for a day of  gentle yoga with Deb Pierotti, a remembrance activity led by Hospice program coordinator Patty Dunn, walking on BEEC trails to Heifer Hill with naturalist Patti Smith, a writing workshop led by poet Megan Buchanan and a potluck lunch. Event details and registration information.

Salamander migration!

Photo by crossing guard Dina Kail

Photo by crossing guard Dina Kail

On these first warm rainy nights the amphibians are on the move!

Learn more about how you can help and get current updates on migration forecasts by exploring our Salamander Crossing Brigades pages.

Babes in the Woods

child walking with adultTuesday, April 29th at 9:30 am

For the Month of the Young Child, children aged 3-5 and their parents or caregivers are invited to go on a spring stroll in the woods at BEEC with one of our educators/naturalists.  Learn more here!

Nature Explorers Summer Camp

Heifer HillWe’re looking forward to a fun filled summer exploring the fields, woods, pond and vernal pool of BEEC, finding the magic in nature, learning how to use map and compass, developing our naturalist and wilderness skills, and much more!

Click here for more information and to register!


Spring Explorers Vacation Camp

forest fairySpring Camp was full of wonderful surprises this year!  Camp was relocated to the Retreat Trails due to the impassable muddy Bonnyvale Rd.  Thank you to the Neighborhood Schoolhouse for welcoming BEEC into their space!  Thank you also to everyone who participated for your understanding, flexibility, and fun filled week.