Book Club Choice for March – A Humorous Look at Extinction

In March, Goldenrod Foundation’s Nature, Conservation and Environment Book Club tackles the topic of extinction. We will read Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine (1992) and the following selections from American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau edited by Bill McKibben (2008): The Last Passenger Pigeon from Tales You Won’t Believe by Gene Stratton-Porter (1925), pp. […]

List of Nature, Environment and Conservation Books (Updated 1/18/16)

Thanks to all of you who recommended books for the Nature, Environment and Conservation Book Club. I have compiled them here (unvetted) and we will choose from these books and others for the Nature, Environment, and Conservation Book Club which started in January. Meetings are held on the second Monday of every month from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 […]

Watch Fins, Flippers and Fish on Ustream, March 16, 7 p.m.

Great white sharks have been making waves recently in local media as their numbers increase in the waters around Cape Cod. Teacher, naturalist, author and photographer Peter Trull will reveal the intriguing relationships between this charismatic apex predator, its major local food source – gray seals, and humans. Trull’s striking photographs along with evocative historic […]