Jim Laurie’s Fall 2021 Class

Biodiversity V, which takes a deeper dive into forest ecosystems, is starting on October 6, 2021. The course will focus on maximizing photosynthesis and balancing the carbon cycle to cool the climate.

It will run for twelve consecutive Wednesdays, with choice of afternoon (1-3 pm EST) or evening classes (7-9 pm EST). It builds his on past courses on Biodiversity and Symbiosis, but new folks of all levels are always welcome.

Read more and register here!

Jim Laurie’s Summer 2021 Class

Biodiversity IV: Fungi & Forests begins on June 16, 2021 and runs for twelve consecutive Wednesdays through September 1st, with choice of afternoon (12-2 pm EST) or evening classes (7-9 pm EST).  You are welcome to join at any time during the course. Jim will send you class notes and home study opportunities every week. A certificate of completion will be available for those who want it. Details and link to register are here.

Miyawaki Forest Gets Going in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Planting Day, September 25, 2021!

Planting day for the Cambridge Miyawaki Forest is Saturday, September 25, 2021, gathering around 9:30 a.m. with planting starting at 10 a.m. We will work in two shifts with a break for lunch, finishing at around 2:30 p.m. If you’d like to volunteer to help plant trees, shrubs and other things, please contact Maya Dutta at staff@bio4climate.org.

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On June 23, 2021 the Cambridge Miyawaki Forest took its first steps on the ground in Danehy Park.

Andrew Putnam, Superintendent of Urban Forestry and Landscapes, and Bio4Climate Associate Director Paula Phipps, review the lay of the land preliminary to planting in the Fall.

Jim Laurie’s Spring 2021 Class

Biodiversity III: Mastering the Water Cycle begins on February 3, 2021 and runs for twelve consecutive Wednesdays through April 21st, with choice of afternoon (1-3 pm EST) or evening classes (7-9 pm EST).  Jim will send you class notes and home study opportunities every week. A certificate of completion will be available for those who want it. Register here.