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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

Weekly Outdoor Events 6/11/12! Posted on Jun 11

Weekly Outdoor Events 6/11/12!

Hannah Brunelle Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Hannah's Bio The sun is finally out again and it’s the perfect time to get outdoors and experience some great events close to you! This weekend, June 16 – 17, the Thoreau   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 6/11/12!

Celebrate June as Great Outdoors Month Posted on Jun 1

Celebrate June as Great Outdoors Month

Mary GriffinCommissioner, Department of Fish and Game (DFG)View Commissioner Griffin's Bio Edward M. Lambert Jr.Commissioner, Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR)View Commissioner Lambert's Bio With the summer season approaching, Governor Patrick proclaimed June as Great Outdoors Month! It is a great opportunity to celebrate all that   …Continue Reading Celebrate June as Great Outdoors Month

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 5/7/12 Posted on May 7

Weekly Outdoor Events 5/7/12

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

Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh Posted on Apr 20

Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh

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

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12 Posted on Apr 16

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Make your way to the Hopkinton State Park on April 19, for the Hopkinton Reservoir Family Fishing Festival, sponsored by the Department of Conservation and Recreation! Cast a line, and   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12

Weekly Outdoor Events! 3-12-12 Posted on Mar 12

Weekly Outdoor Events! 3-12-12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Maple Month is in full swing! Don’t miss Breakheart Reservation’s annual Pancake Breakfast in Saugus, on March 17, from 9am to noon, where you can enjoy some delicious fresh maple   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events! 3-12-12

Weekly Outdoor Events! 3/5/12 Posted on Mar 5

Weekly Outdoor Events! 3/5/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio With Massachusetts Maple Month kicking off and spring right around the corner, MassWildlife and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) have a lot of exciting events in store for   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events! 3/5/12

Weekly outdoor events – 2/27/12 Posted on Feb 27

Weekly outdoor events – 2/27/12

Madeleine BarrMultimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)View Madeleine's Bio On Tuesday, please join the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife’s chief of Hatcheries, Ken Simmons, for a discussion about Trout Stream Insects.  This talk will be especially pertinent for those interested in   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events – 2/27/12