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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Go wild camping in North Andover Posted on Jul 29

Go wild camping in North Andover

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio For families who have little or no experience camping in the great outdoors, an opportunity to camp with some experienced guidance is available in early August! A friendly, knowledgeable and excited crew of staff (including myself) from   …Continue Reading Go wild camping in North Andover

Seafloor research cruise end Post 4 Posted on Jul 22

Seafloor research cruise end Post 4

Special Assignment Ocean Service Vessel(OSV) Bold: Seafloor Research Cruise Seafloor Research Cruise Details Friday, June 25 – After eight days of intense work, we pulled into Boston Harbor with a little regret that the research cruise is coming to an end. The scientific crew did   …Continue Reading Seafloor research cruise end Post 4

Visit an agricultural fair this season Posted on Jul 14

Visit an agricultural fair this season

Commissioner Scott Soares Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Soares' Bio On May 29th I attended the Massachusetts Sheep & Woolcraft Fair in Cummington. Visiting our agricultural fairs is such a great way to get outside and partake in our farming heritage, plus   …Continue Reading Visit an agricultural fair this season

Go wild with photography Posted on Jul 9

Go wild with photography

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio This past weekend, I had a new camera with me and was stalking chipmunks scurrying around on the stone walls that fronted my path. Chipmunks are quick but many times they freeze, hoping that you don’t see   …Continue Reading Go wild with photography

Wholesome food for everyone Posted on Jul 1

Wholesome food for everyone

Commissioner Scott Soares Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Soares' Bio Get outside and visit one of your local farmers’ markets to taste a bit of the summer harvest, from sweet strawberries and crisp arugula to fresh eggs and farm-raised meats. From my   …Continue Reading Wholesome food for everyone