Mass Great Outdoors Blog

Dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of Massachusetts' natural resources

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Massachusetts Apple Picking Season is On! Posted on Sep 27

Massachusetts Apple Picking Season is On!

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio What do Governor Deval Patrick, Sarah (pictured in the blue shorts) and little Aaliyah have in common? All love locally grown Massachusetts apples! This year’s apple crop yield is a good one    …Continue Reading Massachusetts Apple Picking Season is On!

Finding Your Favorite Fishing Spot Posted on Sep 26

Finding Your Favorite Fishing Spot

Tim Purinton Director, Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration View Tim's Bio The Great Outdoors Blog provides inspiration to go outside to visit Massachusetts farms, parks, and ponds. For example in previous posts I have encouraged you to visit Red Brook or   …Continue Reading Finding Your Favorite Fishing Spot

Weekly Outdoor Events: Celebrate the Beginning of Fall! Posted on Sep 24

Weekly Outdoor Events: Celebrate the Beginning of Fall!

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio With fall underway, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is hosting three events this week to celebrate the season that signals the start of cooling temperatures, changing leaves, pumpkin   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events: Celebrate the Beginning of Fall!

Celebrate Massachusetts Agriculture Fairs Posted on Sep 15

Celebrate Massachusetts Agriculture Fairs

Commissioner Gregory C. Watson Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Watson's Bio For 49 years, the Oakham Youth Agricultural Fair has been a place where girls, boys, young men and women come to show the animals, veggies and plants they’ve lovingly grown.  Eva   …Continue Reading Celebrate Massachusetts Agriculture Fairs