Calendar: Sept. 3, 2020

Published: 9/8/2020 2:25:53 PM
Modified: 9/8/2020 2:25:50 PM

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Tonight, 7 p.m. Webinar : Restoring Fire-Influenced Landscapes in Worcester County

The Athol Bird and Nature Club presents Chris Buelow, Senior Restoration Ecologist, Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, in a webinar, “Restoring fire-influenced landscapes in Worcester County.”

Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Fridays, Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 7:30 a.m. Early bird birding with Jeff

Join Jeff Johnstone for this look at our local fall migrating birds. 7:30 a.m. until done. Call to reserve your spot with Jeff Johnstone at 978-249-9052 and provide your contact info. Limited to eight people.

Sept. 15: Twin city Toastmasters meet in Templeton

Twin City Toastmasters is on the move! The area group that helps develop speaking and leadership skills will meet Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 6 to 7 p.m. at Templeton’s Narragansett Historical Society, 1 Boynton Road. For more information, visit

Sept. 15: Webinar, Sea Lamprey

The Ware River Nature Club co-sponsors the Webinar, “Sea Lamprey: Hero of our Rivers and Vampire of the Sea,” Sept. 15 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Join nature educator Kim Noyes online for an illustrated introduction to one of our local migratory fish. Friend or foe depending on where you live, lamprey provide amazing ecological benefits to New England freshwater streams. To join:

Sept. 28: Library virtual Book Discussion of ‘Educated’

ATHOL — A virtual meeting of Booked for Lunch, the noontime book club at the Athol Public Library, will be held on Monday, Sept. 28, at noon using Zoom. The September selection is “Educated,” by Tara Westover. The flexible Zoom platform allows participants to join using a computer, tablet, smartphone, or even a landline. Registration is required. To find out more about how to participate, call 978-249-9515 or email Robin at

Oct. 15: Tully Mountain Habitat Site Walk

ORANGE — Thursday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m.: Tully Mountain WMA Habitat Site Walk. The public is invited to hear from habitat specialists and to view habitat restoration in action on MassWildlife lands. This walk will focus on young forest habitat. Meet off Mountain Road. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes for walking. Participants will be asked to wear face masks at all times and keep 6 feet away from other attendees. MassWildlife is conducting a whole series of walks this fall at other sites as well. Register at .

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