Four events are planned from March through July in LancasterHistory’s Tanger Arboretum Nature Series.
All of these events are at 10 a.m. on Saturdays at the Tanger Arboretum, located on the campus of LancasterHistory, 230 N. President Ave., Lancaster.
Tickets for all of these events are $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 17 and under. Registration is strongly recommended since there’s limited space in each program.
For tickets and information, visit lancasterhistory.org or call 717-392-4633.
(Click here for other LancasterHistory programs from now through the spring.)
— On March 30, Dr. Alan Peterson, emeritus director of Environmental and Community Medicine for Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health will present “Exploring Climate and Health.”
He will talk about changes in the Earth’s climate and how they affect the health and life spans of humans and animals.
— On May 11, ecological design consultant Lydia Martin will talk about “Native Plants of Hidden Valley.”
She will explore her favorite plants and talk about how they aid the natural landscape and provide benefits to wildlife at her 10-acre southern Lancaster County property, Hidden Valley.
— “The Ecology and Management of the Eastern Bluebird” is the topic for June 15. Dr. Dean Rust, president of the Bluebird Society of Pennsylvania and author of “The Beloved and Charismatic Bluebird,” will discuss bluebird boxes, the life cycle of bluebirds and how to be a caretaker of these birds in your backyard.
— On July 27, “Pollinators and Butterflies” will be presented by Lisa J. Sanchez, longtime naturalist with Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation Environmental Center.
Sanchez will lead a walk around the arboretum’s pollinator gardens and discuss different species of pollinators, such as butterflies, moths and bees.