Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Events

  • BPC winter birds

    Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am

    Winter Birds
    Bundle up and join us for a winter bird scavenger hunt!  Make a pine cone bird feeder and bird collage for some family fun! Masks and registration required. Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI 02906). This event is part of our monthly “Art & Science in the…
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  • Saturday, January 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Cones and Conifers
    They’re not just pine trees?  Learn how to identify different types of conifers and draw cones and needles.  Many are essential to wildlife for food and habitat.  Use the online infographic to identify trees in your neighborhood. Masks and registration required. Meet at Blackstone Field, across from the Narragansett Boat Club (2 River Drive, Providence, RI…
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  • Saturday, February 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    I Like Lichen!
    In the distant past, an algae, a fungus, and a cyanobacteria (and rumor has it, a basidiomycetes) teamed up to form LICHEN!  Useful as wildlife food, habitat for micro-critters, industrial dyes, medicines, and more, you WANT these growing on your rocks and trees!  Brave the cold for our quick scavenger hunt. Masks and registration required. Meet…
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