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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Weekly outdoor events March 14 – 20 Posted on Mar 14

Weekly outdoor events March 14 – 20

Kate Samp Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Kate's Bio If you are an early childhood educator, check out the Growing Up WILD workshop this Satruday in Somerville and learn how to engage children in activities that get them interested   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events March 14 – 20

Hunting workshop for women Posted on Mar 11

Hunting workshop for women

Ellie Horwitz Chief of Information & Education, MassWildlife View Ellie's Bio On Saturday, March 19th MassWildlife staff will host a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop called Hunting 101. This is a session for women who would like to plan a hunt – either with   …Continue Reading Hunting workshop for women

Visit a sugar shack during Maple Month Posted on Mar 8

Visit a sugar shack during Maple Month

Commissioner Scott Soares Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Soares' Bio March is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors of maple sugaring. Once you appreciate the distinctive natural flavor of real Massachusetts maple syrup, you’ll find it hard to go back   …Continue Reading Visit a sugar shack during Maple Month

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Mar 7

Weekly outdoor events

Kate Samp Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Kate's Bio Have you ever wanted to try tapping your own maple syrup? Head on over to Milton this Saturday, March 12 or Sunday, March 13 for a maple sugaring event. The program   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events

Two restored rivers to fish Posted on Mar 4

Two restored rivers to fish

Tim Purinton Acting Director, Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration View Tim's Bio Spring fever is mounting. You can tell because I just procured a new, but clearly vintage, 6’6” bamboo fly rod from eBay in anticipation of fishing more small streams   …Continue Reading Two restored rivers to fish

Think spring, fishing and boating access Posted on Mar 1

Think spring, fishing and boating access

Mary Griffin Commissioner, Department of Fish and Game (DFG) View Commissioner Griffin's Bio It has been cold and snowy this winter, very good for the outdoor winter pursuits that I enjoy such as snow shoeing and cross country skiing. But a discussion I had the   …Continue Reading Think spring, fishing and boating access