Give a Rain Barrel for Christmas: buy now through your community program now and pick up at distribution in the spring:
Bourne, Lynn, Natick, North Andover and Shrewsbury
Weymouth is doing a late season rain barrel program. Distribution will be November 4th. Deadline for purchase is 10/29.
Drought Management Task Force Meeting: The MA Drought Management Task Force will be meeting on Tuesday, May 9th at 10 AM at 100 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA. I have had a few people ask me if these meetings are open to the public and they are. I encourage you to attend if you are interested in the state’s drought deliberation process. Drought Management Task Force
Rain Conservation & Harvesting – Thursday, May 11, 5:30-6:15 pm, Barnstable
The Great American Rain Barrel Company will make a presentation on how we can help our environment by collecting and recycling rainwater by using rain barrels. Suzanne will talk about where our water comes from, why water conservation is so important, how to install a rain barrel and ways to maximize collection. The talk is being held at the Cape Wildlife Center, 4011 Main Street, Barnstable. Free for BLT members; $5 for non-members. for more information
Saturday , May 13th 2017 10:30am-3:00pm Wellesley Free Library Wellesley MA Presented by Wellesley Natrual Reosurce Commission Landscapes for Living
UMass Medical School Earth Day April 24th, Medical School Library Worcester, MA
Billerica Health and Wellness Fair Saturday April 8th 10:00am-2:00pm Billerica Elks14 Webb Brook Rd, Billerica, Massachusetts 01821
Kennedys Garden Expo Saturday April 1st 85 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy, Scituate, MA 02066 10-4PM
Mass Recycles Conference March 27th Sheraton Framingham 1657 Worcester Rd Framingham MA 01701
Boston Flower and Garden Show March 22-26 Seaport World Trade Center Boston. ‘Superheroes of the Garden’. Mass Masters Gardeners Assn plans to showcase ‘Gardeners and their Tools’ as our superheroes of the garden. Look for our rain barrel in the MMGA booth. The exhibit will focus on educating and engaging the public about smart watering techniques, water conservation, and best gardening practices. And the Great American Rain Barrel will be raffled off.
Chelmsford Volunteer Fair Saturday March 11th 10:00am-noon Senior Center 75 Groton Rd Chelmsford
CT Flower and Garden Show Thursday 2/23-2/26 Connecticut Convention Center, Harford MA “Woodland Enchantment”