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
Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Opportunities for family friendly fishing continue this week! This is your chance to enjoy the natural resources and beauty of our Commonwealth and to connect with other anglers. Weekend fishing …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 5/7/12
Sara Grady South Shore Coordinator, Massachusetts Bays Program (MassBays) View Sara's Bio In the spring, anadromous fish (those that live in the ocean as adults but return to freshwater to spawn) swim in large numbers up coastal rivers and streams, called fish runs. Their goal …Continue Reading Wait, herring run? I thought fish swam…
Mary Griffin Commissioner, Department of Fish and Game (DFG) View Commissioner Griffin's Bio Plans for Becoming an Outdoorswoman (BOW) weekend are in full swing! Happening June 1-3, this is a great opportunity to have a fantastic weekend learning new outdoors skills and spend some quality …Continue Reading Calling all outdoors women
Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio “Someone in fisheries please come to the front office to weigh a fish.” This kind of announcement over the PA system at the MassWildlife Field Headquarters isn’t unusual. I didn’t pay much attention until one of our …Continue Reading Monster carp breaks state record!
Tim Purinton Director, Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration View Tim’s Bio I am sure that our recent spate of summer-like weather has prompted many of you to pull out your canoe or kayak and get in some early-season paddling. Early spring …Continue Reading Trees, Paddlers & Wildlife
Madeleine BarrMultimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)View Madeleine's Bio This is the first post in a series about the Great Marsh. Be sure to check back to learn more about how you can enjoy and protect this wonderful and critical resource …Continue Reading Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh
Erin Burke Protected Species Specialist, Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) View Erin's Bio Right whales are crowding the beaches of Provincetown early this year! Due to the warm winter, the appearance of these giants and their food source, zooplankton, are around six weeks ahead of …Continue Reading Endangered right whales are in town, watch them from shore in P-Town
Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio Recently, I spent a fascinating day with MassWildlife fisheries biologists and technicians on Lake Congamond in Southwick. Our task was to collect information on bass in one of the most popular bodies of water for bass fishing …Continue Reading From the Field: Bass Surveys—An Electrifying Experience
Tim Purinton Director, Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration View Tim's Bio Hurricane Irene is bearing down on Massachusetts and may pack 12 inches of rain, a coastal storm surge and plenty of ferocious winds. Depending how these threats develop in the …Continue Reading Preparing for Irene’s arrival
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