Highfield Hall & Gardens to introduce “LOOKING UP” an environmental science lecture series for spring 2020.

Highfield Hall & Gardens to introduce “LOOKING UP” an environmental science lecture series for spring 2020.

Lecture time: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 5 pm -6 pm
Free for members/$5 for non-members

(Falmouth, Massachusetts) Highfield Hall & Gardens’ proudly welcomes the
Cape Cod community to gather for our new science lectures “LOOKING UP.” Learn how trees, birds, and stars, reveal changes in climate. Suitable for all ages.

Please join expert scientist, Wayne S. Walker, Ph.D., Associate Scientist & Carbon Program Director at Woods Hole
Research Center as he kicks off the series with Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Natural Solutions for a Changing Climate, an informative discussion on earth’s changing environment and the efforts we can make to slow the process.


Wednesday, April 8, 5 pm – 6 pm,
The Dark Night Sky & Light Pollution, presented by Geoff McLean, NASA Solar System Ambassador and
Lead Night Sky Ranger with The Last Green Valley, a National Heritage Corridor in northeast Connecticut.
This will be of special interest to Scouts, and youth in general.
Free for members/$5 for non-members

Wednesday, April 22, 5 pm – 6 pm,
Harbingers of Change: 50 Years and more of Bird Migration, presented by Trevor L. Lloyd-Evans, Senior
Staff Biologist, Manomet–Leader in Environmental Research.
Free for members/$5 for non-members

Wednesday, May 20th 5 pm – 6pm,
Insights from Novel Research Organisms: From Crustaceans Limbs to the Beauty of Butterflies, presented by
Nipam Patel, Ph.D., Director of the Marine Biology Lab.
Free for members/$5 for non-members
Get involved in the conversation!
Register online today at www.highfieldhall.org or call, 5o8-495-1878, ext. 2

About Highfield Hall & Gardens
It is a magnificent Victorian mansion with beautiful gardens located in the heart of Falmouth, Massachusetts.
It is a unique combination of a historic home, expansive gardens and trails, and a vibrant cultural center. Built
in 1878 as the summer home for Boston’s Beebe family, the mansion sits on 5.5 pristine acres surrounded by
nearly 400 acres of conservation land and public walking trails. Highfield Hall & Gardens is not your typical
historic estate. It is an example of a historic building saved by grassroots community organizing. An effort of
tenacity and vision that continues as new research on the structure and its story of the people who lived here
add to the building’s significance. It offers world-class music, international art exhibitions, culinary classes,
family programs, and year-round special events. For more information, visit highfieldhallandgardens.org.

Highfield Hall & Gardens’ mission is to honor the beauty and historic significance of the house and grounds by
providing high-quality artistic, cultural, and educational programs for the enrichment of our community and
visitors of all ages.

Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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