Autumn in New England program

  • A New England autumnal scene. John Burk

Published: 9/12/2019 9:35:16 PM
Modified: 9/12/2019 9:35:06 PM

RUTLAND — The program “Autumn in New England” with John Burk, will be held Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m., in the Rutland Public Library, 280 Main St., Route 122 A.

A writer and photographer, Burk will take attendees on a visual and fact-filled tour of a New England autumn. There will be a wide array of photographs covering many topics, including the effects of weather and forest pests have had on foliage in recent years, as well as seasonal wildlife, such moose courtship and monarch butterfly migration. There will be a look into what to expect in the way of scenery, colorful foliage and other landscape changes.

Burk is a writer, photographer and historian from Central Massachusetts whose credits include regional and nature books, guides, and articles including the recently released “AMC’S Best Day Hikes in Central Massachusetts.” His prestigious work experience includes 10 years as historical researcher and archivist at Harvard Forest in Petersham, an ecological research station of Harvard University.

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