Saturday, January 26, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. around Jamaica Pond
BOSTON, MA – January 14, 2013 – Boston Natural Areas Network and the Boston Urban Forest Council, invite you and your family to join local tree experts for an invigorating walk around Jamaica Pond. Together, we’ll learn to identify trees using bark and twig characteristics and investigate the history and urban ecology of Jamaica Pond. The walk is co-sponsored in partnership with the Friends of Jamaica Pond and The Arborway Coalition. We will meet at the Jamaica Pond Boathouse near the intersection of Pond Street and Jamaica Way.
The walk is offered free of charge to anyone interested in learning more about local trees, Boston’s Urban Forest and Jamaica Pond. Reservations are required. Contact BNAN at 617-542-7696 ext.20 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Boston Urban Forest Council supports the Grow Boston Greener initiative which aims for a 20% increase Boston’s urban canopy by 2020 and make Boston a cooler, cleaner, healthier city. The Boston Urban Forest Council promotes planting trees, advocates for more trees and assists neighborhood residents who are interested in planting trees and organizing stewardship activities to ensure trees survival.
Boston Natural Areas Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together local residents, partner organizations, public officials and foundations to preserve, expand, and enhance urban open space, including community gardens, greenways, and urban wilds. For more information about the organization, becoming a member or the calendar of events, visit www.bostonnatural.org or call 617-542-7696.