Media partner

Site stats: July traffic | Cambridge Day: News >> 

Naturalist discusses pollinators

John RootRoot

Join the Friends of the Robbins Library for a fascinating virtual presentation by John Root, a knowledgeable naturalist and teacher.

This virtual event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. It is free and open to all, but registration is required on Eventbrite >>

Root plans to describe the essential roles played by pollinators and other beneficial organisms in our ecosystem and provide guidance on meeting their needs for food, cover and water.

A variety of plants that can nourish these organisms throughout their active lifetimes are discussed, and organic methods for establishing pollinator gardens are also presented.

Comments and questions are welcome throughout the program, and handouts with information about attracting beneficials will be offered to participants. 

Root is a certified organic land-care professional, and an organizer with Western Mass Pollinator Networks promoting the establishment of pollinator habitat on public and private lands. 

He also presents gardening and nature interpretation programs throughout New England at libraries, senior centers, long-term care centers and other venues, and leads walks seeking edible wild plants throughout Massachusetts.

This news announcement was published Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.

Your Businesses

Latest comments

Bob Sprague Letters: Emailing Advocate & Star? Copy it here; it'll be published first
17 January 2022
Let the public know with a letter to the editor. For details, see

Your People

Julian Carpenter, Berklee drummer./ Liam Garcia photo

'Tiger Wizard,' an AHS grad, drums up a future

Julian Carpenter, Berklee drummer. / Liam Garcia photo Musician Julian Carpenter, a 2019 Arlington High School grad, aims to feel the beat of the big time as he is among the performers at the Lollapalooza Festival, four days of sounds in Chicago that runs from rap to electro pop and indie to…
Sue and Jeff Thompson

Couple stays upbeat despite worsening health challenges

Sue and Jeff Thompson face trials, keep smiling. On July 19 it was one year since Jeff Thompson was diagnosed with ALS, and during that time his condition has worsened, but he and his wife, Sue, have learned some important lessons: Be prepared before the next thing happens so you’re ready; live…

Housing Authority

FACEBOOK BOX: To see all images, click the PHOTOS link just below


Support YourArlington

An informed Arlington
keeps democracy alive
Why we are your news source >>

Donate Button

YourArlington is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Your contributions are tax-deductible.

Your Arts

Your Democracy

Your Housing

Your Police, Fire

Site Partners