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Category Archives: Camping

Trailblazing for outdoorswomen Posted on Jun 23

Trailblazing for outdoorswomen

Tracey Workman Multimedia Intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Tracey Workman's Bio The Trailblazing Workshop for Outdoorswomen on July 16 and 17 at the Savoy State Forest - jointly sposored by the Department of Fish and Game's (DFG) Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife)   …Continue Reading Trailblazing for outdoorswomen

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

Great outdoor gifts for the holidays Posted on Dec 7

Great outdoor gifts for the holidays

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio Here are some ideas for a wildlife-related gift for the outdoor or wildlife enthusiasts of all ages on your holiday gift list! For more information on these items or to order publications call our MassWildlife Field Office   …Continue Reading Great outdoor gifts for the holidays

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

Family camping is excellent in late summer and early fall Posted on Sep 8

Family camping is excellent in late summer and early fall

Bob Greco Chief of Staff, Department of Fish & Game (DFG) View Bob's Bio Looking for a fun outdoor family activity in late summer or early fall? Massachusetts offers fantastic opportunities for family camping throughout all regions of the Commonwealth. While you are camping, you   …Continue Reading Family camping is excellent in late summer and early fall

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