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Category Archives: Biking

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

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Jul 25

Weekly outdoor events

Tracey Workman Multimedia Intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Tracey Workman's Bio This Sunday, July 31 from 10 to 1 p.m. visit DCR’s Cutler Park for a unique wheeled exploration of forest and marsh. Not only will you pedal along winding dirt   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events

5th annual Great Park Pursuit Posted on Jul 5

5th annual Great Park Pursuit

Edward M. Lambert Jr. Commissioner, Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) View Edwards's Bio This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR) Great Park Pursuit. As part of DCR’s No Child Left Inside initiative, The Great Park Pursuit 2011   …Continue Reading 5th annual Great Park Pursuit

Earth Day 2011 Posted on Apr 21

Earth Day 2011

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio Tomorrow commemorates the 41st anniversary of the first Earth Day and Massachusetts residents can take part in a myriad of activities that celebrate the environment! Join in a community-wide   …Continue Reading Earth Day 2011

Winter walk at the Charles River Reservation Posted on Jan 4

Winter walk at the Charles River Reservation

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio The Charles River Reservation has a little something for everyone. You can walk, run, or bike the Esplanade; look for wildlife; tour the Charles River Dam; go kayaking, canoeing, rowing,   …Continue Reading Winter walk at the Charles River Reservation

Autumn outdoor safety Posted on Oct 8

Autumn outdoor safety

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio Fall is a wonderful time to be outdoors with its dazzling colors, crisp air, and wildlife activity galore. Whether your passion is hiking, hunting, fishing, birding, or just taking in the scenery, a few common sense safety   …Continue Reading Autumn outdoor safety

Family fun outdoors at the Big Moe Posted on Oct 1

Family fun outdoors at the Big Moe

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio This past weekend about 5,000 outdoor enthusiasts gathered in Sturbridge at the Hamilton Rod and Gun Club for the Facts About Wildlife and Nature Society’s (FAWNS) Massachusetts Outdoor Expo. At the expo, known as The Big MOE,   …Continue Reading Family fun outdoors at the Big Moe

Le Tour De Hub? Boston’s annual bicycling event Posted on Sep 15

Le Tour De Hub? Boston’s annual bicycling event

Gary Briere Recreation Bureau Chief, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Gary's Bio Remember the sense of freedom and accomplishment you felt when you first learned to ride a bicycle? Bicycling is still as much fun as when you were a child, and it   …Continue Reading Le Tour De Hub? Boston’s annual bicycling event

Go wild camping in North Andover Posted on Jul 29

Go wild camping in North Andover

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio For families who have little or no experience camping in the great outdoors, an opportunity to camp with some experienced guidance is available in early August! A friendly, knowledgeable and excited crew of staff (including myself) from   …Continue Reading Go wild camping in North Andover

Disconnect from cyberspace, reconnect with open space Posted on Jun 11

Disconnect from cyberspace, reconnect with open space

Commissioner Rick Sullivan Commissioner, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Commissioner Sullivan's Bio This summer marks the fourth year of DCR’s Great Park Pursuit, a series of free adventures in Massachusetts state parks that has proven increasingly popular. During the first two years, we   …Continue Reading Disconnect from cyberspace, reconnect with open space