Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8068
Cumberland, RI 02864

Friends of the Blackstone River Environmental Center
100 New River Road
Lincoln, RI 02838

Preserve Elder Ballou Cemetery

3 New Events- Natural History on the Blackstone Series

The BRWC/FOB is holding its first ever spring speaker series titled: Natural History on the Blackstone. There will be three different talks by three experts in their field. All talks are free and open to the public. All talks will be held rain or shine. Just the activity afterward will be cancelled if it is raining. To register, or for more information call Judy at: 401-724-5292.

The first will be:

Wild Flowers of the Blackstone Valley
Saturday, May 21, 2016 • 1:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Power point presentation followed by walk to view the wild
flowers growing around Sycamore landing.
Presenter: Kathy Barton

The second one is:

Bees and Beekeeping
Sunday, June 5, 2016 • 2:00 – 3:00 P.M.
Learn about the importance of honeybees in a natural
setting and how they pollinate flowers.
Presenters: Chris and Bonnie Combs.

The third is:

Astronomy and Summer Stargazing
Thursday, June 16, 2016 • 8:00 P.M.
Come learn about the Summer Solstice and constellations.
Telescopes will be available for viewing.
Presenter: Francine Jackson