Throughout the year the BHO Science Center sponsors many special events and virtual webinars related to our mission of interest to weather professionals, educators, students and the general public.
Southern New England Weather Conference
This large annual meeting brings together professional weather forecasters, researchers, teachers, students and others to learn about current and past weather events related to Southern New England.
Join us for “A Winter Retrospective” an all new webinar with Tim Kelley taking place Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 12 pm. Tim will be joined by Dr. Judah Cohen of Atmospheric and Environmental Research along with Harvey Leonard, Meteorologist at WCVB TV. Every Autumn the public seeks long range forecasts from meteorologists as to how… Read More »
Blue Hill Observatory’s Earth Day “Climb for Climate” challenge is back this year in partnership with Trillium. The renowned Boston-based brewery and restaurant has expanded to 100 Royall Street in Canton, MA—just 2.5 miles from the Observatory. The “Climb for Climate” 2022 challenge will take place on Earth Day weekend, Friday, April 22 thru… Read More »
Weather historian and renowned meteorologist for thirty-five years, Tim Kelley, will be joined by an esteemed panel of four veteran meteorologists who are all graduates of Lyndon State College in the 1980s. Tim and the panel will share their experiences with weather forecast guidance products, and will discuss the advances they have witnessed during their… Read More »
Our esteemed line-up of presenters will share their expertise and insights to build your understanding of New England weather and much more. The Southern New England Weather Conference is a non-profit venture that is sponsored by the National Weather Service Norton MA, the Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell Student Chapter… Read More »
In June you will have an opportunity to virtually meet, Eric J. Dolin, who will present his recent book, “A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred Year History of America’s Hurricanes.” As always, Tim will lead a lively Q & A session following the presentation. Eric J. Dolin is an American author who writes history books, which… Read More »
We are challenging our Greater Boston community to climb up Blue Hill to the Observatory and be counted literally as a supporter of Mother Earth. Beginning on Earth Day, April 22 through Sunday, April 25 from 10am to 4pm, we are inviting our community to climb Great Blue Hill and to stop by the Observatory to… Read More »
Our esteemed presenter is Dr. Jerry X. Mitrovica, the Frank Baird Jr. Professor of Science in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University, and a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” recipient in 2019.
Our immersive summer meteorology workshop is for students who have an interest in the weather and wish to explore careers in meteorology and atmospheric science with professional meteorologists and scientists. Participants in our week-long immersion workshop will: Receive inspirational guidance from Tim Kelley, NBC Boston/NECN meteorologist, through discussions on his insights and passions for weather.… Read More »
Hosted by NBC Boston Meteorologist, Tim Kelley, with our esteemed presenter, Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley is a climate and Earth Science thought leader and STEM education consultant, Secretary of the Education Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science ( AAAS ), and Adjunct Professor at Bentley University. Dr.… Read More »
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th Southern New England Weather Conference has been postponed until next year, tentatively to be held on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021. However, there will be a virtual mini-conference from 9 AM to 11 AM on Saturday, November 14th, 2020. Registration is required, but it is free. The three… Read More »