Earth Day Clean-up on the Charles River in Wellesley
Please join the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission for the 15th annual clean-up along the Charles River! Meet at the municipal parking lot at the intersection of River Street and Route 16 near the Newton border. Clean-up supplies will be provided, including non-latex work gloves and trash bags. Please wear comfortable clothes (that can get dirty) and bring your own water (preferably in a reusable water bottle).
Refreshments will be served and all volunteers will receive a FREE Earth Day T-Shirt!
The event co-sponsor — the Charles River Watershed Association — will host a Volunteer Appreciation Lunch after the clean-up from 12:00-3:00 pm (your T-shirt will serve as an admission ticket). The location of the lunch will be announced at the clean-up.
ON SUNDAY, April 27, 11:00 am to 3 :00 pm
Meteorologist Harvey Leonard speaking at 1:30 (First Congregational Church, Natick).
Music, demonstrations, information from organizations promoting renewable energy and other environmental initiatives including Natick Community Organic Farm, Natick Trails, Lake Cochituate Watershed Council and others. Get ideas, get energized, get involved in recycling, conservation, sustainability, land stewardship—local and beyond!
At 1:30 pm, Boston’s chief meteorologist from WCVB-TV Channel 5, Harvey Leonard will speak at the First Congregational Church, 2 East Central St, Natick, about the science of climate change, the differences between weather and climate, and looking ahead to our future.
For more information, go to www.natickearthday.org.