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*time subject to change – please checkour calendar at plimoth.org/calendar for more information and to register

SCHEDULE OF PRESENTATIONS:

March 23, 2014
Suburban Howls: Eastern Coyotes/Coywolves, Behavior and Ecology
 – with Dr. Jon Way
Dr. Way will present, with photographs and videos, his research on eastern coyote behavior and how eastern coyotes are really hybrids between western coyotes and eastern/red wolves (Coywolves). Copies of Dr. Way’s book, Suburban Howls, will be available for purchase and autographs. SIGN UP HERE.

 April 27, 2014
Homegrown Species: Cultivating Native Plants For Backyard Gardens – with Lori Danek
Plimoth Plantation’s own Horticulturist Lori Danek will teach attendees about the identification and removal of non-native plant species in tandem with how to propagate and grow native species at your home. Part of this presentation may take place outside, so please wear sturdy shoes and dress accordingly. SIGN UP HERE.

May 18, 2014
Holistic Healing: Medicinal Herbs Past and Present  – with Vicki Oman
From the past to the present, herbs and humoral eating has a lasting importance in the upkeep of human health. If you were a Pilgrim, your mother or your wife was your primary care physician – naturally! Join us as Vicki Oman, Plimoth Plantation museum educator, talks about how people looked inwards to their community for treatment of illness, most often mothers or wives, and how their understanding of the natural world defined medicine and treament. Learn about herbal medicine, the four humors and the Doctrine of Signatures from both a Pilgrim housewife and the modern woman. SIGN UP HERE.

June 22, 2014
Bird Watching Tour - with Trevor Lloyd-Evans at 10 a.m.
Plimoth Plantation is delighted to welcome Trevor Lloyd-Evans, a well-respected voice in conservation and avian research.  Trevor will take attendees on a bird watching tour around Plimoth Plantation’s campus, identifying species and discussing their migratory patterns. Bring your binoculars and prepare to learn about all the different birds that are located in and around town!  SIGN UP HERE.

July 20, 2014
Wetlands Restoration: Tidmarsh Farms – with Glorianna Davenport & Alex Hackman
Tidmarsh Farms is a 577-acre property located in Manomet Village, about 5-miles south of Plimouth Plantation. For over 100 years the farms (there were 2 of them) focused