Come Celebrate Earth Day at Drumlin Farm!
Think Globally, Act Locally!
Drumlin Farm in Lincoln is celebrating Earth Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 20. Test your Eco-IQ with fun crafts, games, and scavenger hunts; play in our solar sculpture garden; taste some locally-grown farm treats; see our native plants and animals up close; and experiment with ideas for green living for both kids and adults. With your help, we can preserve the nature of Massachusetts, and our planet!
Play in the solar sculpture garden, featuring our new kinetic sculpture by Greg Curci (funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative)
Test your Eco-IQ with fun crafts, games, and scavenger hunts
See what native plants are sprouting in our garden and farm fields
Visit with our animals and learn how to protect the habitat of local wildlife
Look for our roving naturalists and farmers and ask them your questions
Special Programs Throughout the Day
10 a.m.: Eco Artistry: Join us for the unveiling of our new solar kinetic sculpture and create some eco-inspired crafts to take home
10:30 a.m.: Stories in the Sun: Warm up with a story or two in the sun... or shade!
11:15 a.m.: Seeing Seedings: See, smell, and touch some of our native plants, and bring home a seedling for your own garden
11:30 a.m.: Morning Chores: Watch our farmers and wildlife care staff feed the animals and do their morning chores
noon: Cooking with the Sun: Participate in our solar oven building contest and enjoy a home-cooked morning snack (weather permitting)
1:15 p.m.: I's Not Just Dirt: Lessons in home composting and sustainable gardening
2 p.m.: Home Grown: Raising your own eco-friendly food, from veggies to chickens
2:30 p.m.: Water Water Everywhere: Visit the unique habitat of our vernal pool and other wetland areas
3:15 p.m.: Wild About Food Webs: Up close with some of our local wildlife
3:30 p.m.: Afternoon Chores: Watch our farmers and wildlife care staff feed the animals and do their afternoon chores
4:00 p.m.: Foxprints and Footprints: What can we learn from how Red Foxes limit their resource usage?
All activities are free with admission of $6 for non-member adults; $4 for non-member children (3-12) and seniors. Free for members. Event runs rain or shine.