On Sunday, Apr. 21, the Lyme Public Hall will feature a series of experts discussing ways local residents can help care for and appreciate Lyme’s natural environment in an event called “Caring for Nature in Lyme: An Earth Day Celebration.” The celebration consists of the following series of five, free, one-hour-long presentations:

  • 10:00 a.m. – “A Biologist’s Perspective on What Makes Lyme Special” with Jim Arrigoni, the Lyme Land Trust’s environmental director.
  • 11:00 a.m. – “Why Backyard Habitat Matters” with Judy Preston, an environmental professional.
  • 1:00 p.m. – “Beyond Organic Pest Management” with Emma Sutphen of Adesa Farm in North Stonington.
  • 2:00 p.m. – “Mother Earth-Friendly Gardening” with Craig Floyd, retired director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Giving Garden.
  • 3:00 p.m. – “The Basics of Beekeeping” with Tom Kalal of Cranberry Meadow Farm in East Lyme.

For more information on the event, go here. Space is limited and reservations are recommended (by sending an email to info@lymepublichall.org).

The event is cosponsored by the Lyme-Old Lyme Food Share Garden, the Lyme Land Conservation Trust, the Lyme Pollinator Pathway and the Lyme Garden Club.