While we often think of steamy rainforests and mountain ranges as “the environment,” there are important ecosystems that exist much closer to home: like your backyard. This Earth Day, explore your neighborhood with our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt and learn the names of some of the plants and animals that surround us everyday. Starting April 1, pick up a Scavenger Hunt during Front Door Service hours or print your own.
Need help identifying some of our local wildlife? Here at the library we have plenty of resources for identifying plants and animals that can be taken out:
Try these online resources too. A good place to start is the Massachusetts Wildlife Library or the CZM’s List of Resources for Identifying Coastal Massachusetts Plants and Animals.