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WaterWatchLecture – Keeping the Storied Tradition of Boat Building on the Rivers

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Mark your calendars for the 2018 WaterWatch Lecture Series. Join us every Wednesday night for a free public lecture series featuring world renowned authors, scientists and historians focused on the nature and human history of New England waters. This year’s highlights include; Reeling in Striped Bass: Conserving this Historic and Economically Vital Fish, Portland Gale – 120th Anniversary of a Super Storm, and Taking Action on Plastic Bag Use.

February 14:  Keeping the Storied Tradition of Boat Building on the Rivers
Roger Crawford, Sailor and Boat Builder

Local boat builder extraordinaire Roger Crawford shares his love for the North and South Rivers and the artistry of boat building. Roger has built over 500 of his “Melonseed Skiff” sailboats, and a variety of other traditional small craft totaling nearly 800 boats since 1976. Roger will explain the romantic story of how as he built each individual boat, a community of kindred spirits developed a bond, cemented by the purity of the science of sailing and appreciation of craftsmanship.

In partnership with North and South River Watershed Association, MassAudubon – South Shore Sanctuaries and South Shore Natural Science Center.

Sponsored by:  Clean Harbors, Rockland Federal Credit Union, Mass Cultural Council, and Marshfield, Norwell, Pembroke and Scituate Cultural Councils

Details

Date:
February 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

South Shore Natural Science Center
Phone:
781-659-2559
Email:
ssnsc@ssymca.org
Website:
southshorenaturalsciencecenter.org

Venue

South Shore Natural Science Center
48 Jacob Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Phone:
781-659-2559