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Moss & Lichen Lab
Mar 12, 2014
CLOSED 10:00 a.m.-Noon
When flowers and butterflies just can't be found, you can still enjoy your time outdoors by changing your focus. Mosses and lichens are important elements in many ecosystems and are beautiful in their own right - what would a Pacific rainforest be without them? Their small size tends to leave them overlooked by most hikers, but in this hike and lecture, mosses and lichens will get the appreciation they are due. We'll learn a bit about their evolution and biology, how birds and other wildlife use them, how they can be used in gardening, and how to recognize the most common species in our area.

For more information please go to MOSS AND LICHEN LAB

Wine Tastting at Bistro 7
Mar 12, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of wine and buffet style hors d’oeuvres.
A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Bartlett Arboretum.

Please make your reservations by calling 203.587.1287.

Tickets are $35 and include gratuity and taxes.

Bistro 7 is located at 91 Danbury Road, Wilton
Coastal Certificate
Mar 03, 2014 Thru Mar 19, 2014
6:00-9:00p.m.
The Coastal Certificate program is offered to those Master Gardeners who wish to familiarize themselves with current environmental issues unique to our coastal waters and Long Island Sound, while learning about ways to landscape more sustainably. In a time when climate change is taking on increasing significance for coastal communities, the Coastal Certificate Program will address how and why the transition to sustainable landscapes is not just a good idea, but also a global environmental imperative.


For more information please go to COASTAL CERTIFICATE CLASS

New England Society of Botanical Artists Reception
Jan 19, 2014 Thru Mar 31, 2014
Please stop by to enjoy the exhibit of NESBA works on display through March.
New England Society of Botanical Artists Exhibit
Jan 22, 2014 Thru Mar 31, 2014
Please see the works of the many fine Botanical Artists of New England through March.
New England Society of Botanical Artists Exhibit
Jan 19, 2014 Thru Mar 31, 2014
Please stop in to see this wonderful exhibit of botanical art!
Art Class - Drawing Natural Forms of Life
Mar 05, 2014 Thru May 28, 2014
Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:30
Learn to develop a natural, individual drawing style using forms from nature as your subject. Through close observation we will examine various types of organic forms and explore each form's unique qualities. Movement, use of positive and negative space, exaggeration, choice of composition and employment of light are some of the means of imparting individual character to natural forms. Water color, pencil, pen and ink and charcoal are the materials that will lead us to our discoveries. The cost is $20. Please email Kathie Milligan at swyzzer@aol.com for more information.