Insects make up the largest portion of life on Earth, but we rarely stop to learn and appreciate the importance of these often overlooked species. Join the Wareham Land Trust this summer to explore the fascinating world of insects!
June 23 – Firefly Walk at Douglas S. Westgate
Plymouth County entomologist Blake Dinius will lead an evening walk at Douglas S. Westgate Preserve to explore the fascinating world of fireflies. With firefly activity at its peak this time of year, this is a program not to be missed. This programs is FREE for WLT members, $5 for non-members (payment via cash or check at the event). Friday, June 23 at 8:30pm.
June 29 – Joys of Nature: Damselflies, Dragonflies and Spreadwings
The Wareham Free Library is hosting Joys of Nature for an evening talk. Come learn all about these beautiful flyers and how their presence in our yard benefits us all. Program is FREE to all and no registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Wareham Free Library. Thursday, June 29 at 7:00pm.
July 22 – Butterfly Walk
Are you fascinated with butterflies but don’t know how to start identifying them? Here’s your chance! Butterfly enthusiasts Andy and Lauren Griffith will lead a butterfly walk at Great Neck Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, July 22 from 10am – 12pm.
August 1 – Tree Walk
Join us for a walk at Tweedy & Barnes focused on local tree identification, as well as the unique interactions between trees and insects. This programs is FREE for WLT members, $5 for non-members (payment via cash or check at the event).
August 14 – Insect Walk
Beetles and aphids and moths, oh my! Join WLT’s Executive Director on an exploratory walk at the Agawam River Trail where we’ll learn about our local insect diversity and how these creatures are an integral part of our ecosystems. This program is jointly hosted by the Wareham Free Library. Monday, August 14 at 10:00am.