Save the date for Wine in the Garden

Save the date for Wine in the Garden

We’re excitedly planning your fall party! Wine in the Garden/Beer in the Barn is set for Sept. 19, 2024, with local beer, wine and nonalcoholic drinks, plus food from more than a dozen local caterers. Need a little entertainment? We’ll have live music, a...
Stories under the stars

Stories under the stars

Meet up Aug. 9 for our next Amphitheater Series Performance, starting at 7 p.m. Dovie Thomason, a storyteller with Apache and Scot Traveler heritage, will draw on 40 years of experience to tell nature-themed tales outside in our new amphitheater. Free to attend,...
Connecting all to nature

Connecting all to nature

The Conservancy spent the past year refining our approach to justice, diversity, equity and inclusion. We’ve written a new diversity statement and are working every day to reflect it. Our mission calls us to fully honor, respect and include people of all races,...
Growing at preschool

Growing at preschool

Last month, the Conservancy’s Nature Preschool finished its third full year of offering immersive nature education. In mid-June, students in the Crow and Chickadee classes graduated with a sweet ceremony in Belmont’s beautiful garden before enjoying...
Buzz by Pollinator Fest

Buzz by Pollinator Fest

Pollinator Fest celebrates the butterflies, moths, bats, birds and bees that pollinate our world. Join us to learn about these fascinating, essential critters and for seed giveaways, a nature book swap, native garden tours, plant sales, beekeeper information, games...
Volunteer spotlight: Marti Ellerbrock

Volunteer spotlight: Marti Ellerbrock

When spring arrives, Marti Ellerbrock prepares for field trip season by putting on her sturdy shoes, raincoat and enthusiastic smile. No matter the weather, Ellerbrock cheerfully leads giggling groups of elementary and secondary students on hikes through our grounds....