Join us on Saturday, August 3rd at 10am to explore camouflage insects and make a model of a preying mantis. With field guides and hand lenses, we will go on a bug hunt. Meet at the Blackstone Park kiosk: Parkside Rd. & E. Orchard Av., Providence, RI 02906. Part of the Art & Exploration at Blackstone Park series, with 15 Minute Field Trips, at 10 a.m. first Saturdays July 2019 – June 2020 Check the 15 Minute Field Trips Facebook page for weather updates.
Butterfly vs Moth is the first event of the Blackstone Parks Conservancy’s new “Art & Exploration” series! Since last month, we host a nature-inspired art activity followed by an exploration of the park, at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month! Melissa Guillet, from 15 Minute Field Trips, has taught art for over 20 years and is an avid nature-lover involved in gardening, hiking, and collecting data as a citizen scientist. Learn about native species and how to protect them in each of the themed monthly activities!