Marissa Gallant Youth Education Manager A habitat is a place where a plant or an animal lives and is able to meet its basic needs. Habitats come in all shapes and sizes – from rainforests, to deserts, but often overlooked are meadow habitats. At first sight, a meadow may appear to be just a [...]
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Peonies in the Lawn Garden, photo © J S McElvery Hannah Brier & Marissa Gallant Tower Hill Staff This summer Tower Hill Botanic Garden challenges you to connect with nature in its many forms and embrace your inner artist. Our teen photography challenge is open to everyone ages 13 to 18. Check out our [...]
Suzanne Hauerstein & Marissa Gallant Tower Hill Staff Spring and summer bring new growth and along with it a variety of plant life to explore. Grab a field guide and head outside to identify some of your favorite backyard plants, wildflowers, and trees and get some inspiration for bringing a bit of nature indoors [...]
Marissa Gallant & Suzanne Hauerstein Tower Hill Staff Did you know the average person throws away four pounds of trash each day? The next time you go to put something in your trash bin, think about how else it might be used and look at with a fresh pair of eyes. Sometimes all you [...]
Image source: Pixabay Marissa Gallant Youth Education Manager Nature provides us a sanctuary, a place where we can relax, recharge, and find peace, wonder, and inspiration. Now more than ever it’s important to take advantage of all that nature has to offer. As you take to the trails less traveled, be sure [...]
Marissa Gallant Youth Education Manager As a world of imagination and discovery in a box, sensory bins are the perfect way to keep your young friends, learning, tinkering, experimenting, and most importantly, entertained. The best part is you can make your own unique sensory bin with items you already have at home. Scour your [...]