mary cummings park

Vernal Pool Walk at Mary Cummings Park

From date: 
Sat, 04/01/2017 - 10:00am

On Saturday, April 1 at 10am join Nancy Lin, a local naturalist and vernal pool enthusiast, on a walk through Mary Cummings Park. Nancy will guide walkers, showing them the unique properties of vernal pools, look for signs of life in the pools and answer questions! She will also be sharing her special knowledge of the outdoors.

Two to three vernal pools will be visited - don't forget to wear waterproof boots as it can be muddy this time of year! Meet at 10am at the Burlington soccer field on Blanchard Rd. (near the big blue water tower). The walk will go until noon.
 

Join Master Birder Diana Fruguglietti for Birdwatching at Mary Cummings Park

Diana Fruguglietti
On Saturday, October 1, join The Friends of Mary Cummings Park for a bird watching walk with expert Diana Fruguglietti. We will explore the varied habitats of the Mary Cummings Estate. Meeting Place: Parking lot on Blanchard Rd in Burlington. 10:00 – noon.

A little further from the Friends of Mary Cummings Park: 

We go ahead with our walks unless there is HEAVY rain. Always prepare for and be alert for ticks: spray with insect repellant, tuck pants into socks, etc.

 

Snowshoeing Hike at Mary Cummings Park

From date: 
Sat, 02/28/2015 - 10:00am

10:00am- 12:00pm.
Mary Cummings Park- Blanchard Road, Burlington, MA (map)
Look for Walter & Peter in the parking lot by the soccer fields

February Nature Walk at Mary Cummings Park

From date: 
Sat, 02/07/2015 - 10:00am

The Friends of Mary Cummings Park February Walk: Animal Adaptions for Surviving the Winter
Saturday, February 7th, from 10am to noon.

Ever wonder how animals survive these bitter days and nights? From tiny chickadees and chipmunks up to raccoons and deer, animals have ways to survive and thrive in conditions we could never handle.

The Friends of Mary Cummings Park June Photo Walk

On Saturday, June 7 the Friends of Mary Cummings Park will host their monthly photo walk. The walk will take place from 10 am until Noon and Linda Schwartz will be joining the walk as the guest naturalist. She has worked at both the Stone Zoo and the Franklin Park Zoo. She has a broad knowledge of nature and is an avid nature photographer.

Friends of Mary Cummings Park January Photo Walk

Friends of Mary Cummings Park

On Saturday January 4, the Friends of Mary Cummings Park will host their monthly photo walk. The walk will take place from 10 am until Noon at Mary Cummings Park. Burlington photographer Jon Sachs will lead the walk. He has extensive experience with nature photography. Some of his nature photography can be found here. The park has a wide variety of habitats, including fields, forests, wetlands, and much more. 

Mary Cummings Park Picnic

From date: 
Sun, 10/09/2011 - 1:00pm

The Friends of Mary Cummings Park are having their Fall Picnic on Sunday October 9th from 1 to 3pm. Old friends and new members are welcome, so feel free to bring someone along.  If you would like to volunteer for the event, or plan on attending please contact Pat O'Reilly at patoreilly@cummingspark.org

The event is taking place at Mary Cummings Park, Babylon Hill Field at the top of Blanchard Rd. in Burlington.  There is an entrance sign and parking across the street.

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