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  • Effects of Pesticides on Pollinators and Wildlife
    Effects of Pesticides on Pollinators and Wildlife
    Wed, May 29
    Webinar
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Webinar
    Join Emily May, of the Xerces Society, to learn about the impacts of pesticides on beneficial insects, and wildlife. We'll explore how current regulations fall short in protecting pollinators and why rethinking pesticides can be crucial for sustaining healthy garden ecosystems.
  • The How and Why of Protecting Night Skies
    The How and Why of Protecting Night Skies
    Tue, Jun 11
    Zoom
    Jun 11, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join a Biologist from Parker River NWR to learn about the importance of dark skies and its impact of excessive night lights on humans and wildlife. Madelyn Kaplin will discuss ways in which public and private landowners to adopt practical measures that mitigate light pollution.
  • West Newbury Garden Club Plant Sale
    West Newbury Garden Club Plant Sale
    Sat, May 18
    Training Field
    May 18, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Training Field, Training Field Rd, West Newbury, MA 01985, USA
    ​Save the date for WNGC's most anticipated event of the year. With over 1,000 sun, shade, and native plants available for sale and expert advice from knowledgeable gardens. Dozens of native plant species available, but get there early before they sell out.
  • No Mow May Sign for Sale
    No Mow May Sign for Sale
    Sat, Apr 13
    Location is TBD
    Apr 13, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Ready to try No Mow May? Get this beautiful lawn sign created exclusively for West Newbury Wild and Native by local artist Jenn Houle for $20. Supplies limited. The sign features the following native plants and pollinators found in Massachusetts.
  • Fundamentals of Pollinator Gardening
    Fundamentals of Pollinator Gardening
    Tue, Apr 02
    Webinar
    Apr 02, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Webinar
    This event is past. Join Dr. Nick Dorian for advice on which pollinators your garden can attract, what you can do to ensure their needs in every season. Whether you are a seasoned gardener, or just starting out on your pollinator garden journey, this talk will have something new for you.
  • The How and Why of Protecting Night Skies
    The How and Why of Protecting Night Skies
    Tue, Mar 19
    Unitarian Church
    Mar 19, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Unitarian Church, 26 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Join the Unitarian Church in Newburyport to learn about the negative impact of light pollution on humans and wildlife. Madelyn Kaplin will discuss ways in which public and private landowners to adopt practical measures that mitigate light pollution.
  • Capture Nature with your Smart Phone
    Capture Nature with your Smart Phone
    Thu, Feb 08
    West Newbury Town Annex
    Feb 08, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    West Newbury Town Annex, 381 Main St, West Newbury, MA 01985, USA
    Your smart phone has everything you need to capture photos of plants, insects and whatever interest in you nature. Join graphic artist and photographer Lance Hidy to learn how to use your iphone camera features and free editing software to capture your own national geogrpahic moments. $10 fee.
  • Native Plants for Every Yard and Why it is Vital to Plant Them
    Native Plants for Every Yard and Why it is Vital to Plant Them
    Thu, Feb 01
    West Newbury Town Annex
    Feb 01, 2024, 6:30 PM
    West Newbury Town Annex, 381 Main St, West Newbury, MA 01985, USA
    Join Carol Decker to learn about native plants that can be planted in every landscape. Learn about cultivars vs. natives, planting native seeds, no dig gardening, and leaving the leaves. Carol will explain how these ways easily support our birds and pollinators.
  • The Secret Lives of Wild Bees
    The Secret Lives of Wild Bees
    Tue, Jan 30
    Zoom Webinar
    Jan 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Zoom Webinar
    This event is past. Click on details for the Recording. You’ve probably heard “Save The Bees!” but do you know which bees need saving? Over 4000 species of bees inhabit North America, and most don’t live in hives or make honey.
  • Native Seed Sowing Workshop
    Native Seed Sowing Workshop
    Mon, Jan 15
    Newburyport
    Jan 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Newburyport, 6 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day by doing a service for nature. Come learn how to sow and germinate your own native seeds. You will go home with native plants ready to sprout in the spring.
  • Cherry Hill Community Invasive Work Day
    Cherry Hill Community Invasive Work Day
    Sat, Nov 04
    Corner of Cherry and Moulton Street
    Nov 04, 2023, 10:00 AM – Nov 05, 2023, 3:00 PM
    Corner of Cherry and Moulton Street, 1 Cherry Hill St, West Newbury, MA 01985, USA
    Join the Town to continue ongoing efforts to remove invasive plants and restore the Cherry Hill Conservation Land. Two Time slots: Saturday, November 4, 10-12; AND 1-3pm
  • Leave the Leaves Sign for Sale
    Leave the Leaves Sign for Sale
    Sun, Oct 22
    Reserve Your Sign
    Oct 22, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Reserve Your Sign
    Joining the Leave the Leaves campaign? Purchase this beautiful sign created by Jenn Houle @jennhoulestudio for West Newbury Wild and Native. $20. Save time, save money, save pollinators.
  • Town-wide Yard Sale
    Town-wide Yard Sale
    Sat, Oct 14
    Multiple Locations, West Newbury
    Oct 14, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Multiple Locations, West Newbury, West Newbury, MA, USA
    Fall is a great time to clean out your attic and closets. Join the Town-wide yard sale and Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Saturday, October 14, 9-1 pm. Sellers to register by October 9.
  • Monarch and Seed Collection Program at Parker River NWR
    Monarch and Seed Collection Program at Parker River NWR
    Wed, Sep 27
    Newburyport
    Sep 27, 2023, 7:00 PM – Sep 28, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Newburyport, 6 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950, USA
    Parker River NWR has two FREE programs featuring Monarch Butterflies (2-3pm) and How to Collect Native Seeds (4-6pm) this Thursday. Register at Refuge website.
  • Discounted Rain Barrels
    Discounted Rain Barrels
    Sun, Jun 18
    https://www.greatamericanrainbarrel.com/com
    Jun 18, 2023, 7:00 PM
    https://www.greatamericanrainbarrel.com/com
    Order your Discounted Rain Barrels by June 18, through Newburyport Recycling and Sustainability Program. $84+tax. Select Newburyport.
  • Available Now: No Mow May Sign
    Available Now: No Mow May Sign
    Wed, May 31
    RSVP to reserve your sign
    May 31, 2023, 2:52 AM
    RSVP to reserve your sign
    Joining the No Mow May movement? Order this beautiful sign created by local artist Jenn Houle. Signs are $20.
  • Pollinators and Large Predators
    Pollinators and Large Predators
    Wed, May 24
    Zoom
    May 24, 2023, 7:00 PM – May 25, 2023, 8:30 PM
    Zoom
    Join Dominic Noce as he discusses his experience working to conserve large predators in US and Canada. Dominic was a member of the Gulf of Maine Institute and got his start in predator research while a student in High School.
  • West Newbury Garden Club Plant Sale
    West Newbury Garden Club Plant Sale
    Sat, May 20
    West Newbury
    May 20, 2023, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    West Newbury, Training Field Rd, West Newbury, MA 01985, USA
    ​Save the date for WNGC's most anticipated event of the year. After a long winter, it’s time to celebrate Spring’s arrival by making your garden sparkle with over 1,000 sun, shade, and native plants available for sale. Many native plants available.
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