Earthwatch Encounters: A Community Open House Series
We want to meet you! Earthwatch is opening its doors and inviting you to our headquarters in Allston, Massachusetts for a FREE lecture series, showcasing stories from our own backyard, as well as environmental results from around the globe.
Come kick back with friends and neighbors, enjoy delicious food provided by Stone Hearth Pizza, take home cool door prizes and learn more about our environmental mission.
Please join us for our last event of the season!
Loons and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Tuesday, November 15, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
This fall, Earthwatch is pleased to launch a brand new expedition that will
study the effects of the Gulf Oil Spill on the local loon population. Join us to
hear lead scientist Jim Paruk talk about this unique new project and what he
hopes to accomplish in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tuesday, October 25
Join Gardner School Teacher Fellows Eric Meuse and Nhan Bang as
they share stories from their experiences over the summer on the Earthwatch
Expedition Songbirds of the Rocky Mountains. Learn how they’re bringing this
unique field science experience into their classrooms and hear about their
plans for environmental community projects right here in Allston.
Tuesday, November 1
Sebastian Castro Tanzi, lead researcher at Earthwatch’s field center in Tarrazu will discuss the impact of his work with a cooperative of coffee farmers in Costa Rica.
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Since 1971, Earthwatch has empowered people of all ages and walks of life to contribute to more than a thousand crucial, hands-on environmental research projects around the globe. These programs directly engage a global community of researchers, volunteers, students, NGO’s and businesses, who transfer these learning experiences back to their communities.