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George B. Parker Woodland Wildlife Refuge

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1620 Maple Valley Road
Coventry, RI 02827

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May 2017

Wildflower Walking Tour: No Latin Needed

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Trailing arbutus, photo KBarton Come celebrate the joy of wild flowers and their common names with Kathy Barton at the Audubon Society's George B. Parker Woodland Wildlife Refuge. These names reflect our interaction with plants at a specific time and place, shedding light on the culture and attitudes of the past—but being an oral tradition they are also ephemeral. Explore what past generations called our spring wildflowers and, while we won’t see “Welcome-home-husband-though-ever-so-drunk,” we will hopefully…

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