From crashing waves to gently swaying marsh grass, the coast of Massachusetts is dynamic, diverse, and iconic. Learn about the habitats and natural systems that occur where land meets sea, and their importance to wildlife and combating climate change. This online class will explore several habitats of the coast - barrier beach, primary and secondary dunes, salt marsh coastal heathland, and more. Enhance your next beach trip with the knowledge of what makes these coastal habitats flourish.
From coastal beaches to inland forest, explore the unique habitats of Massachusetts and the plants and animals within. Learn about the ecological relationships critical to each habitat and the conservation threats that each endures. Find out about existing citizen science projects you can participate in and incorporate simple changes at home that can support a healthy habitat and climate.
Each program of the series will focus on a different habitat.
Join us for one, some or all!
24 hours before program start you will receive login information and instructions to join this program via Microsoft Teams.