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Classic Film: The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming! (1966)

Thursday, Feb. 21, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

A Soviet submarine gets stuck on a sandbar off the coast of a New England island in the 1966 award-winning comedy The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming! starring Alan Arkin and Carl Reiner.

 

Michael Gaige, Wolf Trees: History, Ecology, Conservation

Norfolk Land Trust Annual Meeting (all welcome)

Saturday, February 23, 4:00 p.m.

In the New England woods stand thousands of old abandoned-pasture trees, legacies of our regional history and ecology. Commonly called wolf trees, the wide-spreading sentinels of the forest have a history and ecology all their own. In this talk Michel Gaige will journey from the wolf tree’s origins in Europe, to the American beginnings in Thoreau’s day, to the ecological role these trees play in contemporary forests.