Published on October 4, 2021

Free Lecture Series Inspired by Brewster's Woods

Brewsters Woods Fence and Meadow

Join one, some, or all of Envisioning Brewster's Woods, a free virtual lecture series inspired by the landscape of Brewster’s Woods, Mass Audubon’s newest wildlife sanctuary. Afterward, you'll be invited to provide input as we plan the future of this historic property together. 

To RSVP and receive your virtual meeting link, email [email protected].

Observation & Innovation: William Brewster & Beyond

Wednesday, October 13 at 7:00 pm

Featuring Erica Lome, Peggy N. Gerry Decorative Arts Trust Curatorial Associate at the Concord Museum, and Renata Pomponi, Senior Regional Director at Mass Audubon

A discussion of the historic leaders and innovative thinkers whose personal connections to the landscape inspired a conservation ethos. Including stories of William Brewster, Mass Audubon’s first president, and his research and experiences along the Concord River.

Inspiring Action: Art, Conservation, & Climate Change

Wednesday, October 20 at 7:00 pm

Featuring Janey Winchell, Sarah Fraser Robbins Director of the Art & Nature Center at the Peabody Essex Museum, and Amy Montague, Director of Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon

A conversation about the evolving role of art as an instrument to inspire action, from the early conservation movement to the contemporary fight against climate change.

Stewards of the Land: Shaping the Concord Landscape

Wednesday, October 27 at 7:00 pm

Featuring Brian Donahue, Associate Professor of American Environmental Studies at Brandeis University, and Jeff Collins, Director of Conservation Science at Mass Audubon

A review of how human influence and changing cultural practices, from farming to ecological management, have shaped the landscape along the Concord River. 

To RSVP and receive your virtual meeting link, email [email protected].