Pros and Cons of Assisted Plant Migration

Garden in the Woods 180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA

Climate change poses many challenges to plants that are adapted to particular environmental conditions. Conservation biologists ask: How best can we protect plant diversity in light of these challenges? Should we actively move plants or genes, protect land that enables plants to migrate on their own, or take other steps? Engage in a moderated, lively […]

$20 – $24

Todd Miller: “Climate Change, Migration and Homeland Security”

First Church in Jamaica Plain 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain

Join us to hear a bold and unified way, through the lens of climate change, to look at our immigration issues in America and internationally.Veteran Arizona border journalist Todd Miller has covered hot spots in the US and around the planet.  He has worked on immigration and border issues from both sides of the U.S. Mexico […]

Judith Schwartz: Solutions in Plain Sight ~ Climate & Beyond

First Church in Jamaica Plain 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain

Judith D. Schwartz, author of Cows Save The Planet has published a new book called Water In Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World. Judith’s writing brings such insights to environmental challenges and climate change that challenge us to look at problems as solutions. Tony Eprille, a writer and photographer, uses Creative Seeing, to find […]

The Ethics of Species Conservation

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA

Rapid ecological change, and climate change in particular, poses challenges to traditional conservation paradigms and strategies. It has also led some conservationists to endorse novel conservation techniques, such as assisted colonization, gene drives and even de-extinction. This talk will explore the values and philosophies that underlie species conservation under conditions of rapid change. It will […]


Art Workshop: Creative Climate Commitment with Susan Israel

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA

Susan Israel, AIA, LEED AP, President and Founder, Climate Creatives Saturday, September 28, 9:30am–12:30pm   What will motivate you to do more about the climate crisis? Perhaps something fun and visible? What is preventing you from acting? Maybe fear, and lack of belief that your actions matter? Susan Israel founded Climate Creatives to use art […]

$20 – $40

Climate Change and the Future of History

Loring Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

Not only does climate change threaten our (immediate) future, but it also puts our past at grave risk. Changing weather patterns and rising sea level present unprecedented challenges to safeguarding our historical resources, especially the Native American and historical archaeological sites and landscapes of the Boston Harbor Islands. Join us at Loring Greenough House in […]


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