Young Environmentalist Program

This summer's YEP session kicks off on Wednesday, June 20th from 12:00 to 1:15 @ ELM. We'll launch the program with a lively discussion and overview of MA's environmental priorities and challenges. This first session will help provide a lay of the land as well as a framework for future sessions. A tentative schedule is as follows:

Young Environmentalist Program

This summer's YEP session kicks off on Wednesday, June 20th from 12:00 to 1:15 @ ELM. We'll launch the program with a lively discussion and overview of MA's environmental priorities and challenges. This first session will help provide a lay of the land as well as a framework for future sessions. A tentative schedule is as follows:

Walking Tour of Blueback Herring River Route

In collaboration with the Inner Core Committee, MetroFuture Walks & Talks will be hosting an afternoon walk along the Blueback Herring River Route in Somerville.  In the fall of 2009 the City of Somerville was awarded a grant by the Massachusetts Environmental Trust to create new opportunities for the community to access and enjoy the Mystic River.  One component was to develop a safe pedestrian route from Foss Park to the Blessing of the Bay boathouse called the Blueback Herring River Route.  We will gather at the Mystic Activity Center for a brief overview of the project and then we

Young Environmentalist Program

This summer's YEP session kicks off on Wednesday, June 20th from 12:00 to 1:15 @ ELM. We'll launch the program with a lively discussion and overview of MA's environmental priorities and challenges. This first session will help provide a lay of the land as well as a framework for future sessions. A tentative schedule is as follows:

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