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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Woodland workshop for women Posted on Apr 12

Woodland workshop for women

Ellie Horwitz Chief of Information & Education, MassWildlife View Ellie's Bio Despite an April 1st snow storm, it looks like spring is finally here. We’ll be heading into the Belchertown woods on April 16th and you could come too. On that day, participants in “Women   …Continue Reading Woodland workshop for women

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Apr 11

Weekly outdoor events

Kate Samp Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Kate's Bio This Friday come out to the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR) Breakheart Reservation for a family movie and some hot cocoa. Get outside and help to keep our parks   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events

Barred owls: Who cooks for you? Posted on Apr 7

Barred owls: Who cooks for you?

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio One late February afternoon, after a light snowfall, I happened to look out the window and there perched in a tree was a Barred Owl! This large (16 to 20 inches in height) owl is brown on   …Continue Reading Barred owls: Who cooks for you?

Stocking trucks a sign of spring Posted on Apr 5

Stocking trucks a sign of spring

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio “When will you start stocking trout?” This question usually comes into the MassWildlife email box in early February. This year, with deep and long-lasting snow cover throughout much of the state, I noticed that this question didn’t   …Continue Reading Stocking trucks a sign of spring

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Apr 4

Weekly outdoor events

Kate Samp Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Kate's Bio Join the Department of Conservation and Recreation for the next installment of the Waquoit Bay Research Reserve education series and learn how to grow your own organic garden. The event   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events