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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Weekly outdoor events Aug 27-Sept 2: Hit the beach! Posted on Aug 27

Weekly outdoor events Aug 27-Sept 2: Hit the beach!

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Enjoy the last days of August and spend some time by the beach with some great programs and events through Labor Day weekend! At  Horseneck Beach State Reservation in Westport   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events Aug 27-Sept 2: Hit the beach!

Celebrate harvest with agricultural fairs this September Posted on Aug 20

Celebrate harvest with agricultural fairs this September

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio This September, agricultural fairs across the Commonwealth will showcase the bounty of our local harvest and offer fun and entertainment for everyone, in addition to being a cultural and historical   …Continue Reading Celebrate harvest with agricultural fairs this September

Weekly outdoor events August 20-26: Hike happenings Posted on Aug 20

Weekly outdoor events August 20-26: Hike happenings

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air with a hike at a great spot near you this week. Check out these great programs happening at state parks and reservations all   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events August 20-26: Hike happenings

Weekly outdoor events: The Harbor Islands! Posted on Aug 15

Weekly outdoor events: The Harbor Islands!

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Are you looking for a getaway that's close to home but feels like an adventure? The natural, cultural and recreational resources available to the public make the Boston Harbor Islands a   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events: The Harbor Islands!

Ally Scholtz: Aspiring young farmer Posted on Aug 10

Ally Scholtz: Aspiring young farmer

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Complete Bio Ms. Ally Scholtz is not your typical 14 year-old. She would rather spend time outdoors than watching TV and prefers reading books like the Field Guide to Edible Plants over chatting on   …Continue Reading Ally Scholtz: Aspiring young farmer

FIELD REPORT: Charles River Shad Restoration Posted on Aug 9

FIELD REPORT: Charles River Shad Restoration

Mark Albano Social Media Intern, Department of Fish and Game View Marks's Bio Earlier this summer, I drove to the Charles River boat access ramp on Woerd Avenue in Waltham to watch the release of 500,000 American shad larvae, in the first of many stockings   …Continue Reading FIELD REPORT: Charles River Shad Restoration

Weekly outdoor events: Family fun! Posted on Aug 7

Weekly outdoor events: Family fun!

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Gather the family and spend some time quality time outdoors this week at great events happening across the state. Ongoing through September, Join DCR’s Great Park Pursuit! The Great Park   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events: Family fun!