Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
I took these photographs while attending a Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) universal access event at Mt. Tom in Holyoke on Feb. 6, 2010. Click here for more information about upcoming events that feature adaptive technologies designed for people with physical disabilities.
The photo above is of Sue Tracy of Ashfield (left) and Greenfield resident Ella Thorne-Thompson (right) playing ice hockey using a sled. Click here to check out the complete gallery form the Universal Access Event!
The Turtles are Coming posted on Aug 29
With a migration pattern that stretches thousands of miles, it is no surprise that Massachusetts is home to four types of turtles during the summer, all of them protected by local and international law. And while you probably know that sea turtles often frequent the Massachusetts beaches, can you identify them?
2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: August posted on Aug 25
Augusts’ Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar Photo Contest winner was Cara Peterson, who photographed a high tunnel greenhouse at Flats Mentor Farm in Lancaster.
Not From Around Here: Green Crabs posted on Aug 22
As part of its work to assess salt marsh health, staff from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) have frequently observed abundant green crabs, often burrowing in the banks of marsh creeks. This summer, CZM is examining the potential impacts of green crabs in salt marsh habitats, including the impact of burrowing activity.