Celebrate Earth Day at the Liriodendron Mansion with The Harford County Master Gardeners and a special living history performance by Colleen Webster as Silent Spring author Rachel Carson.
The program begins at noon on Friday, April 22, with a special live portrayal of Rachel Carson – the scientist, author, and activist whose work ignited the modern environmental movement.
Afterward, the Harford County Master Gardeners will share their knowledge and expertise including:
1:00 pm Tree planting with Bridges Montessori School
1:30 pm Partner with the Pollinators presentation with Diane Mitchell
2:30 – 4:00 pm Guided tours of the Larry Franz Woodland Walk with Anne Lee
Information tables and “Ask a Master Gardener” throughout the day.
All programming is free, but reservations are required for the Rachel Carson performance. Visit https://bit.ly/LirioRachelCarson for your free tickets.
All ages welcome. All activities are fully accessible. Light refreshments will be provided.
This special presentation is part of Dr. Kelly’s Liriodendron: Life, Legacy & Community – a year-long series of programs, supported by The Dresher Foundation, which explores the interests and influences of Dr. Howard Atwood Kelly – world-renowned surgeon, naturalist, philanthropist, and author, and one of the founders of Johns Hopkins Medical School and Hospital.
Special thanks to the Harford County Forestry Board for the tree donation.