Ravenswood Park Exploration

The Trustees of Reservations, Cape Ann Present:
Know Your Place’ Ravenswood Park

Sunday, November 1, noon-2pm at Ravenswood Park: The Trustees of Reservations welcome you to Opening Day at the new Education Center’Cape Ann Discovery Center! Grab the family and join us for our newest treasure hunt “Sweetbay Swamp Quest” and learn about this new family sport, make your own stamps, and make your own passbooks. And, join in an ExSKULLent Adventure to learn how and what animals eat with close-up views of animal skulls and bones. Costumes are welcome. FREE to all.

Saturday, November 7, 1-3pm at Ravenswood Park: Ravenswood Rocks! Geological features tour with John Ratti. A rock is not a thing, but a drama. It reflects universal axioms such as, “As above, so below,” and is the great unifying science of the world. Join the Trustees and Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation educator John Ratti for a unique presentation of this elegant science. Members FREE. Nonmember adults $5. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, November 14, 3-4:30pm at Ravenswood Park, The Trustees’ Cape Ann Discovery Center. The Trustees and the Magnolia Historical Society invite you to join us as author, Lisa Peek Ramos, presents A Brief History of Magnolia including stories of a cast of characters, natural wonders, and how Ravenswood’s Sweetbay Magnolia influenced the Town’s name. Members (The Trustees and/or Magnolia Historical Society) FREE. Nonmember adults $5. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, November 21, 1-3:30 pm at Ravenswood Park: Great Magnolia Swamp Hike. Join us for this pre-Thanksgiving hike. Get some exercise on this four-mile long rocky loop through beautiful habitats. Members FREE. Nonmember adults $5. Pre-registration required.

Any day, any time at Ravenswood Park: Sweetbay Swamp Quest! On this self-guided treasure hunt through the swamp trails you’ll discover stories about our “loved to death” Sweebay Magnolia. Self-guide clues available at the Park’s bulletin board.

For more information about our Cape Ann program offerings call us at 978.281-8400. Please visit www.thetrustees.org or call 978.921.1944 to join us! Memberships start at $35 for students/seniors and $45 for individuals. Membership gifts and Giving Society memberships are also available. Volunteers are always welcome.

About The Trustees of Reservations in Cape Ann
In Cape Ann, The Trustees of Reservations (The Trustees) manage seven reservations in Essex, Gloucester, Manchester, and Rockport including Agassiz Rock, Coolidge Point, Misery Island, Mt. Ann, Ravenswood Park, Stavros, and Halibut Point. We offer the most spectacular woodland, mountain, and coastal sites for your enjoyment. Join us for a seasonal expert-led workshop in the fields of Astronomy, Vernal Pools, Wild Edibles and Animal Tracking. To find out more about The Trustees in Cape Ann, please call Ramona Latham at 978.281.8400.

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