Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio Looking for ways to make an eco-friendlier and healthier Easter? Click here to find farms selling fresh, local Massachusetts eggs, and, for an even greener Easter, click here to check out these natural dye …Continue Reading Finding fresh and local eggs for Easter
Tim Purinton Acting Director, Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration View Tim's Bio The jack hammering has stopped and the construction crew is exhausted from moving tons of earth, stone and concrete. With the final scoop of the excavator bucket, the last …Continue Reading Witnessing the birth of a river
Lindsey Palatino Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Lindsey's Bio I took these photographs while attending a Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) universal access event at Mt. Tom in Holyoke on Feb. 6, 2010. Click here for more information about upcoming …Continue Reading PHOTO POST: Skating for all
Gary Briere Recreation Bureau Chief, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Gary's Bio The winter's big snowfall in the Berkshires and Connecticut Valley the week of Feb. 22 provided an opportunity to explore a trail that I walk regularly near the Connecticut River Greenway …Continue Reading Western winter hike
Commissioner Scott Soares Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Soares' Bio Last Friday, I partook in one of my favorite events of the year – the annual maple syrup tapping, which is the official kick-off of Massachusetts’ “first crop” of the season. You …Continue Reading Savoring the flavor of Maple Month
Wendy Fox Press Secretary, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Wendy's Bio We all know how tough it is to convince ourselves to go outside and play on a cold winter day. But with studies linking diminished exposure to sunlight at this time of …Continue Reading Three great winter hikes
Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio The interest and momentum for ‘locally grown’ has morphed from trendy buzz word to an intrinsic core to what living in Massachusetts is all about. From this food lover’s perspective, the interest …Continue Reading Bringing the outside in
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