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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Make the Quabbin your great outdoor destination Posted on May 13

Make the Quabbin your great outdoor destination

Jonathan Yeo Director of Water Supply Protection, Department of Conservation and Recreation View Jonathan's Bio Now that residents in eastern Massachusetts are free to drink safely from the faucet again, it could be a great time to go out and take an up-close and personal   …Continue Reading Make the Quabbin your great outdoor destination

Visit a farm this spring Posted on May 11

Visit a farm this spring

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio Many farms across Massachusetts are opening their fields and barns to tourists, a trend known as agri-tourism, offering individuals and families a great way to see, smell, and taste the agricultural offerings   …Continue Reading Visit a farm this spring

Time for Timberdoodling Posted on May 3

Time for Timberdoodling

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio “Peent…….peent…….peent!” Pinch your nose, say those words, and you will be mimicking the call of the American woodcock, a brown bird with a very long beak and body size a little smaller than a robin. Each spring   …Continue Reading Time for Timberdoodling