Sunday, Sept 4, 2016 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
History and Landscape of the Fens
A walk through the centuries of a historic landscape. Hear the story of how Frederick Law Olmsted transformed an area of polluted waterways and mudflats into a scenic fens and the later 20th century revisions that resulted in the landscape we see today.
Tuesday, Sept 13, 2016 | 6 pm – 7 pm (this is a one-hour tour)
Evening Garden Stroll
A leisurely walk through the gardens of the Fens. You’ll take in the sights and scents of the historic Kelleher Rose Garden with its more than 1,500 roses and recently reconstructed fountain, and meander the paths of the oldest continually operating Victory Garden in America.
Saturday, Sept 17, 2016 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (approx. 2 hours)
Enjoy the scenery of Emerald Necklace parks from the Fens to the Arnold Arboretum on a bike tour led by Conservancy docent and landscape architect Barbara Nazarewicz. Must be 14 years or older. Free, pre-registration required. Register