In honor of Earth Day, join the center for a "garlic mustard pull." Garlic mustard was introduced in North America in the 1860's as a culinary herb. Today, it is an invasive species in much of Connecticut. Left unchecked, it has the potential to become the dominant plant in the undergrowth of forests, greatly reducing the diversity of all species. The garlic mustard leaves harvested during this Earth Day activity will be offered to local food banks to help feed the hungry. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy after the event. This family volunteer project is open to volunteers ages 11 and older. (Ages 11 - 14 must be accompanied by an adult.) Adult team captains desired. Advance registration is required. Please contact Cathryn Oulighan at 203-977-6530.
Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT 06903
About Stamford Museum and Nature Center
The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction. It seeks to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events. Enjoy a picnic on the Meadow, walk over 80 acres of nature trails, drop in to the Heckscher Farm and say hello to the animals, and don't miss the latest exhibition in the Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries.