October wildlife highlights of a lovely meadow right at the heart of a busy city in New England…
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Mid-summer highlights about the importance of wasps, and milkweed. What do they have in common? They’re often feared (wasps), or despised (milkweed). Here’s to them!
Join us as we investigate some of the insect activity at Fresh Pond, and the variety of plants that host it.
While many people enjoy the sun, other species do as well, as revealed by the rich ecological activity at Fresh Pond this time of year.
Prior to my time spent with EwA, I had never even heard of planthoppers or leafhoppers. However, within weeks, I saw Red-banded leafhoppers, Saddled leafhoppers, Citrus flatid planthoppers, and more at Fresh Pond! You can learn so much just from spending a few hours outdoors. Join us as we take a glance at the plant and insect activity at Fresh Pond at this time of the year.
Insects are in trouble, but we can do something about it right where we live! Join us and help our community pollinators, the scientists who study them and all of us who depend upon them. Earthwise Aware (EwA), Amy Mertl (entomologist / Lesley University), and Green & Open Somerville are joining forces to study and […]
Ten years after the crisis, what is happening to the world’s bees? Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty of bees. What followed was global concern over a new phenomenon: Colony Collapse Disorder. Since then we have realised that it was not just […]