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Sun05Nov20175 to 7 PMFlorence Civic Center (next to Lilly Library)
Broad Brook Coalition Annual MeetingSpecial
Florence Civic Center
(Corner of Park and Meadow Streets - Next to Lilly Library)
Climate Change, The Future of Plant Life in New England, and What You Can Do.
Elizabeth Farnsworth is a Senior Research Ecologist with the New England Wildflower Society. Elizabeth Farnsworth joined the New England Wildflower Society staff in 1999 and has directed several special projects, including the completion of more than one-hundred Conservation and Research Plans for rare plants, and the building and promoting of Go Botany. She has conducted research on plant ecology, physiology, evolution, and responses to climate change in both temperate and tropical ecosystems, and serves on several graduate faculties. She has authored and/or illustrated seven books and is Editor-in-Chief of the botanical journal, Rhodora. She holds a PhD in Biology from Harvard University, a MSc in Botany from the University of Vermont, and a BA from Brown University.
5:00 PM - Conversation and refreshments
5:30 PM - Business meeting
6:00 PM - Keynote presentation
Walks & Talks
- North Farms Rd. entrance is off Bridge Rd., N. off Mountain St. or N. Maple St. in Florence.
- Cooke Avenue entrance is off Hatfield St., which runs behind the WalMart/Big Y shopping center, to the end of Cooke Avenue (former Moose Lodge). Park only on the right side.
- Coles Meadow Road entrance is on the eastern end of FLCA, about 0.7 miles from North King Street (Routes 5/10). Park carefully on the street.