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Survivors: An Event to Celebrate Old Growth Forests (April 26)

April 13, 2023
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Photo of an old growth tree by Liz Thompson.

Join Discover Maynard's "Week of Trees!" event on April 26, where speakers will discuss human dimensions and perceptions of old growth forests.

Featured speakers include Nipmuc cultural steward André StrongBearHeart, who will discuss landscapes from an understanding of traditional cultural values, Harvard Forest researcher Neil Pederson, who will reflect on what old growth forests represent from a western scientific perspective, photographer Brent Mathison, who will share photos of old growth forests, and Harvard Forest Bullard Fellow Lynda Mapes, who will do the first public reading of her forthcoming book on old growth forests and First Nation People.

This event is open to the public at The Sanctuary, 82 Main St., Maynard, MA. Doors open at 6:00pm with a 6:30pm start.

For more information, visit Discover Maynard's event page.

Event photo by Brent Mathison; Close-up photo (above) by Liz Thompson.

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