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Weekend Outdoor Events – April 26-28. Celebrate Park Serve Day! Posted on Apr 26

Weekend Outdoor Events – April 26-28. Celebrate Park Serve Day!

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio Saturday, April 27, 2013 is Park Serve Day in Massachusetts. Park Serve Day is an initiative created by Governor Patrick to improve state recreational spaces throughout the Commonwealth by   …Continue Reading Weekend Outdoor Events – April 26-28. Celebrate Park Serve Day!

Weekly Outdoor Events November 26-December 2: Bring in the Holiday Spirit! Posted on Nov 26

Weekly Outdoor Events November 26-December 2: Bring in the Holiday Spirit!

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio This week, work off all those leftover Thanksgiving calories and then get into the holiday spirit as we transition into December. Check out some of this week’s events: If you’re   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events November 26-December 2: Bring in the Holiday Spirit!

Time for Camping in Massachusetts State Parks Posted on May 9

Time for Camping in Massachusetts State Parks

Bob Greco Chief of Staff, Department of Fish & Game (DFG) View Bob's Bio With spring upon us, many people are looking to get out and enjoy the outdoors. One of the best ways to see some of the most beautiful scenery in Massachusetts and   …Continue Reading Time for Camping in Massachusetts State Parks

Weekly outdoor events – 2/20/12 Posted on Feb 22

Weekly outdoor events – 2/20/12

Madeleine BarrMultimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)View Madeleine's Bio In honor of George Washington’s love for nature, we have a plethora of events, workshops and activities to get you outside this week!  The Department of Conservation and Recreation is hosting a   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events – 2/20/12

Sweet potato valentines and keeping healthly in 2012 Posted on Feb 14

Sweet potato valentines and keeping healthly in 2012

Commissioner Scott Soares Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Soares' Bio Last month, DCR Commissioner Lambert and I blogged about a new partnership to encourage people to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout 2012. To this end, I made a personal pledge to lose   …Continue Reading Sweet potato valentines and keeping healthly in 2012

A healthy 2012: practicing what we preach Posted on Jan 21

A healthy 2012: practicing what we preach

Edward M. Lambert Jr. Commissioner, Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) View Edwards's Bio Commissioner Scott Soares Commissioner, Department of Agriculture Resources (DAR) View Commissioner Soares' Bio   On January 1st, 2012, the Departments of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), Public Health (DPH), and Agricultural Resources   …Continue Reading A healthy 2012: practicing what we preach

Accessible Winter Activities Posted on Dec 21

Accessible Winter Activities

Marcy Marchello Universal Access Program Coordinator, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Marcy's Bio The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is kicking off its Universal Access Program winter activities season! Running through March, this program was created to make outdoor recreation in   …Continue Reading Accessible Winter Activities

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

7th Annual Hub On Wheels 2011 Posted on Aug 25

7th Annual Hub On Wheels 2011

Tracey Workman Multimedia Intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Tracey Workman's Bio Once again, it’s time to check your gears, tune up your brakes and get ready to ride for this year’s 7th Annual Hub On Wheels. The Department of Conservation and   …Continue Reading 7th Annual Hub On Wheels 2011

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Aug 15

Weekly outdoor events

Tracey Workman Multimedia Intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Tracey Workman's Bio Have a bike and must travel? This Saturday, August 20, follow a DCR ranger on a 10-mile bike trail from 2 to 4 p.m. on the Upper Charles River Greenway   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events