Join author and terrestrial ecologist Tom Wessels for an online program on interpreting the history of the woodlands — whether they were once open agricultural land, impacted by wind events, fires, or logging — as well as unique plant adaptations and interesting coevolved interrelationships among the woodland species we encounter.
Once you register, you'll have the opportunity to submit up to 5 photos of woodland phenomena you've observed for Tom to interpret during the program. Click program title for registration.
Coastal Rivers is partnering with Skidompha Library and their Monthly Virtual Nonfiction Book Group this fall for a discussion of Ben Goldfarb's 2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award winning book "Eager: The surprising secret life of beavers and why they matter." Click for more details including information on how to register.
Join Coastal Rivers for an online discussion with “Beaver Believer” Ben Goldfarb, author of Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. Goldfarb, an environmental journalist, will discuss the history of this world-changing species; how beavers can help us fight drought, flooding, wildfire, and climate change; how we can coexist with this challenging but vital rodent; and how our modern conception of a healthy ecosystem is flawed. Click on the program title for more info and to register.
Join Director of Education and Community Science Sarah Gladu and cellist Wilhelmina Smith, Artistic and Executive Director of Salt Bay Chamberfest, to explore how music and nature relate.
Ms. Smith will share music videos from a project entitled "Harmony on Land and Sea" that she embarked on during the COVID lockdown with cinematographer Joseph Zizzo. In the videos, Ms. Smith's performs solo cello music in beautiful settings you might recognize: Seal Cove Shore Preserve, Round Pond Harbor, and Pemaquid Point. Click on the program title for more info and to register.