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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Jan 10

Weekly outdoor events

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio The annual Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey ends on Wednesday. If you’ve seen a bald eagle between Dec. 29 and Jan. 11, make sure you report it to MassWildlife at (508)   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events

Fly fishing expo next week Posted on Jan 7

Fly fishing expo next week

Bill Hinkley Program Director, Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) View Bill's Bio The Massachusetts Environmental Trust will be exhibiting at The Fly Fishing Show January 14-16 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center in Marlborough. The show features many educational programs and seminars, authors,   …Continue Reading Fly fishing expo next week

Strolling along the Chestnut Hill Reservation Posted on Jan 6

Strolling along the Chestnut Hill Reservation

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio Looking for an outdoor activity this weekend? The Chestnut Hill Reservoir offers a dog-friendly one and a half mile loop trail for walking and jogging around its banks. The reservoir   …Continue Reading Strolling along the Chestnut Hill Reservation

FIELD REPORT: Deer hunt check station (Part 2) Posted on Jan 5

FIELD REPORT: Deer hunt check station (Part 2)

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio During the first week of the shotgun deer hunting season, DFW biologists are stationed at deer check stations across the state to collect data from the deer brought in by successful hunters. This is part two of   …Continue Reading FIELD REPORT: Deer hunt check station (Part 2)

Winter walk at the Charles River Reservation Posted on Jan 4

Winter walk at the Charles River Reservation

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio The Charles River Reservation has a little something for everyone. You can walk, run, or bike the Esplanade; look for wildlife; tour the Charles River Dam; go kayaking, canoeing, rowing,   …Continue Reading Winter walk at the Charles River Reservation

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Jan 3

Weekly outdoor events

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio On Sunday, come out to Upton State Forest to learn about forest life in winter. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for bald eagles! MassWildlife is conducting its annual   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events