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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Weekly outdoor events 10/30 Posted on Oct 31

Weekly outdoor events 10/30

Jessica Macfarlane Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jessica's Bio Happy Halloween everyone!  On Wednesday, November 2, parents and nature-loving children (recommended ages are 5-11) should head to the DCR’s headquarters in Revere at 2 p.m. for ‘Sea Turtle Surprises’.   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events 10/30

Biking the Central Mass Rail Trail in Rutland Posted on Oct 26

Biking the Central Mass Rail Trail in Rutland

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio A gorgeous, warm autumn day inspired my husband and me to take our hybrid bikes to the Rutland portion of the Central Mass. Rail Trail. The stone dust rail trail in this area crosses part of the   …Continue Reading Biking the Central Mass Rail Trail in Rutland

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Oct 19

Weekly outdoor events

Jessica Macfarlane Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jessica's Bio With the cooler weather comes hiking season.  Take the family outdoors for some fresh air and see the beautiful colors and sights of fall.  On Wednesday, enjoy the last guided   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Oct 10

Weekly outdoor events

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio On Saturday, October 15, head to the Great Blue Hill in the Blue Hills Reservation for the Weather Observatory open house and kite festival from 10 a.m. to 4   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events

Celebrating the cranberry harvest Posted on Oct 7

Celebrating the cranberry harvest

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio When I think fall in Massachusetts, my mind conjures up images of the vast network of cranberry bogs that stretch across the south shore.  The harvest itself is reason to celebrate because   …Continue Reading Celebrating the cranberry harvest

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Oct 4

Weekly outdoor events

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio From October 8 – 10, celebrate the autumn season at the Mass Audubon’s Trailside Museum Fall Festival! Families with kids of all ages are invited to head to the   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events