TWGC is a charitable organization focused on sharing gardening and natural beauty thru education and civic programs in New Bern, NC.
In addition to the Flower Show (see pictures under Seasonal Design) we had a Hat contest and inducted the new TWGC Executive Board. It was a fun fast paced meeting that everyone enjoyed!
Due to additional restrictions in the State of NC we were unable to meet in
December 2020 -February 2021
Maureen Loomer enthusiastically shared her experiences as a citizen scientist. Not only as she participated in expeditions; she has endowed a scholarship for college students to be able to participate in various citizen science expeditions. Maureen herself is a retired scientist and professor of Biology that has recently attained her Doctorate in Education. If you were inspired by Maureen’s experiences, she recommends the following three organizations:
SciStarter is an easily searchable database with links to hundreds of citizen science projects. https://scistarter.org/ Earthwatch is the international citizen science organization that I support as a donor as well as a former field volunteer. https://earthwatch.org/ Journey North is an organization to which I submit monarch butterfly and hummingbird data. https://journeynorth.org/