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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/30/12 Posted on Apr 30

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/30/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Are you an avid fisher? Have you ever wanted to try fishing, but never got the chance to do so? Whatever your answer, you should think about attending one of   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/30/12

Trees, Paddlers & Wildlife Posted on Apr 25

Trees, Paddlers & Wildlife

Tim Purinton Director, Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration View Tim’s Bio I am sure that our recent spate of summer-like weather has prompted many of you to pull out your canoe or kayak and get in some early-season paddling. Early spring   …Continue Reading Trees, Paddlers & Wildlife

Header template- Sara Grady Posted on Apr 24

Header template- Sara Grady

Sara Grady South Shore Coordinator, Massachusetts Bays Program (MassBays) View Sara’s Bio  

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/23/12 Posted on Apr 23

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/23/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio On Friday, April 27, the Bushnell-Sage Library in Sheffield will host a talk on local wildlife. Learn about the wildlife in your community, from bats and bears, to fish and   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/23/12

Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh Posted on Apr 20

Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh

Madeleine BarrMultimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)View Madeleine's Bio This is the first post in a series about the Great Marsh. Be sure to check back to learn more about how you can enjoy and protect this wonderful and critical resource   …Continue Reading Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12 Posted on Apr 16

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Make your way to the Hopkinton State Park on April 19, for the Hopkinton Reservoir Family Fishing Festival, sponsored by the Department of Conservation and Recreation! Cast a line, and   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/9/12 Posted on Apr 9

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/9/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Get outdoors or learn something new about your environment this weekend! This upcoming weekend is full of educational and hands-on outdoor events for residents and visitors of the Commonwealth. On   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/9/12

The fantabulous egg Posted on Apr 5

The fantabulous egg

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio A growing number of communities across the Commonwealth are “a-cluck” with backyard chickens, as home hobbyists try their hand at raising small flocks of poultry. There are more than 100 recognized breeds   …Continue Reading The fantabulous egg