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January 13 @ 7:00 pm - March 10 @ 8:00 pmFree
This year, in place of our WaterWatch Lecture Series, we are presenting Winter Nature Challenge 2021!
Scroll down below the events list to see the recorded presentations!
Stay active and engaged with nature this winter! Join the North and South Rivers Watershed Association, South Shore Natural Science Center, and Mass Audubon in our 2021 Winter Nature Challenge! Each week starting in January and running through March, will have a virtual presentation, a nature challenge to do on your own or with your family, and an optional guided outdoor event! See presentation titles and schedule below. This program is a new iteration of the familiar WaterWatch Lecture Series.
Join the virtual talk and discover something new. From owl watching, to winter beachcombing, the range of topics will be diverse, fun, and interesting! Take your new knowledge a step further by joining in a guided outdoor event! Each week’s talk will be accompanied by an optional guided event, building upon the topics discussed in the talk.
Compete in a Winter Nature Challenge! Each week’s talk will include a challenge. Participate in the challenge on your own, with your family, or with us on the guided event. Register for the talks to receive information about the Nature Challenge. Great for all ages! Once registered, you will receive special emails with zoom webinar links and instructions each week.
Presentation Schedule and Descriptions:
March 10 – Forest Foragers! Geocaching the South Shore with NSRWA’s Brian Taylor
What the heck is Geocaching? You might have heard of it, but have you ever tried it out? It’s easy, fun, and a great outdoor activity for the family! There are thousands of caches all around the South Shore, probably even one near you right now! Join us for a simple virtual step by step guide to begin hunting for treasure, exploring new places, enjoying nature, and everything else that comes with having fun outside! What the heck is Geocaching? You might have heard of it, but have you ever tried it out? It’s easy, fun, and a great outdoor activity for the family! There are thousands of caches all around the South Shore, probably even one near you right now! Join us for a simple virtual step by step guide to begin hunting for treasure, exploring new places, enjoying nature, and everything else that cothemes with having fun outside!
Watch the recorded presentations here!
Amazing Arthropods! with Plymouth Co. Entomologist Blake Dinius
Exploring Wonder: A Child’s View of Nature with the SSNSC
A Beachcombers Guide to Winter with NSRWA Ecologist Sara Grady
An Introduction to Birdwatching with Mass Audubon’s Doug Lowry
Reading the Landscape with the SSNSC
Owls; In Search of Strigiformes with Mass Audubon’s Doug Lowry
Join the City Nature Challenge! The world’s biggest biodiversity study with the SSNSC
A Guide to Your Very Own River Adventure with South Shore River Guides NSRWA’s Brian Taylor and Mass Audubon’s Doug Lowry