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Family Fridays: Mammals in the Backyard

August 16, 2019 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Our popular Family Fridays return to the Garden this August. Fun for the whole family, this year’s offerings will be interactive, educational and focused on the natural world. Join us for four programs on animals large and small as we explore the lives of mammals, animal habitats, and birds of prey. All programs are free to Garden members and children under 12, and to non-members with admission.

This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the furry creatures that inhabit the landscape with us. Usually travelling under cover of darkness, many of these amazing mammals seldom show themselves to humans during the day. Instructor Rick Roth will encourage families to get to know these mammals, learn about their natural history, and help develop appreciation and respect for these wild animals that often live in our own backyards. The talk will feature live specimens including a fisher cat, gray fox, skunk, flying squirrels and more.

Rick Roth, a conservationist and teacher, runs The Creature Teachers, a family owned environmental and animal education company. His goal is to educate the public about the wonders and diversity of the animals that share our planet.

Free for members and children under 12; free from nonmembers with admission to the Garden

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Open Daily 9AM to 5PM

May 1st through Columbus Day
Here in beautiful Stockbridge, MA

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