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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!

Weekly Outdoor Events November 19-November 25: Have an Active Thanksgiving! Posted on Nov 19

Weekly Outdoor Events November 19-November 25: Have an Active Thanksgiving!

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio Excited for Thanksgiving and all the delicious food that comes with it? Make sure to stay active this week before and after your Thanksgiving feast! Here are a few good   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events November 19-November 25: Have an Active Thanksgiving!

Weekly Outdoor Events – October 29-November 4: Discover, Explore, Learn Posted on Oct 29

Weekly Outdoor Events – October 29-November 4: Discover, Explore, Learn

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio Transitioning from fall to winter presents new opportunities to experience the outdoors. This week, discover, explore, and learn about the wilderness around you. See Borderland State Park like never before!   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events – October 29-November 4: Discover, Explore, Learn

Weekly Outdoor Events – October 22-28: Outdoor Family Fun! Posted on Oct 22

Weekly Outdoor Events – October 22-28: Outdoor Family Fun!

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio Bring your entire family outside this week to experience nature. Here are some events everyone will enjoy: Start out your family filled weekend on Thursday, October 25 from 6:30 pm   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events – October 22-28: Outdoor Family Fun!

Weekly outdoor events October 15-21 Posted on Oct 15

Weekly outdoor events October 15-21

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny's Bio This week offers a variety of outdoor events ranging from the hills to the beach to the starry night sky!  Get outdoors mid-week with the weekly Nice & Easy Hike   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events October 15-21

Weekly outdoor events: The Harbor Islands! Posted on Aug 15

Weekly outdoor events: The Harbor Islands!

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Are you looking for a getaway that's close to home but feels like an adventure? The natural, cultural and recreational resources available to the public make the Boston Harbor Islands a   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events: The Harbor Islands!

Weekly outdoor events: 7/9/12 Posted on Jul 9

Weekly outdoor events: 7/9/12

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Get outdoors this week to enjoy some great events happening across the state. At Revere Beach this Friday through Sunday, don’t miss the Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival sponsored   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events: 7/9/12

Weekly outdoor events – 4th of July edition Posted on Jul 2

Weekly outdoor events – 4th of July edition

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio This Fourth of July week, check out some fun outdoor events happening at state parks close to you. Take part in one of America’s largest patriotic celebrations! DCR’s Memorial Hatch   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events – 4th of July edition

Weekly outdoor events: 6/25/12 Posted on Jun 25

Weekly outdoor events: 6/25/12

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio As your summer season gets into full swing, be sure to check out some exciting outdoor events this week. If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to get   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events: 6/25/12

Video of the week: Explore our community parks Posted on Jun 21

Video of the week: Explore our community parks

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio Just in time for summer, Massachusetts EEA Secretary Richard Sullivan talks about Massachusetts' community parks and shares some recent images from across the state of recently built or upgraded parks.   …Continue Reading Video of the week: Explore our community parks