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2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February Posted on Feb 25

2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February

February’s contest winner was Tamara Buckley-Leclerc, who photographed her llamas, goats and horse from Carraig Farm in Ashby. Tamara Buckley-Leclerc is a champion of land stewardship and sustainable agriculture. For approximately 15 years, along with her husband Scott and their three children, she has managed 130   …Continue Reading 2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February

Accessible summer activities Posted on Aug 16

Accessible summer activities

Marcy Marchello Universal Access Program Coordinator, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Marcy's Bio The Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Universal Access Program provides information to people of all abilities with accessible outdoor activities, accessible parks and beaches, and locations of accessible recreation equipment.   …Continue Reading Accessible summer activities

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

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

Late summer accessible canoeing, kayaking and horse backriding Posted on Aug 26

Late summer accessible canoeing, kayaking and horse backriding

Wendy Fox Press Secretary, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Wendy's Bio Whatever you do, do not let summer end without trying some of DCR’s accessible recreation opportunities. Tomorrow, for instance, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., DCR’s Universal Access Program (UAP)   …Continue Reading Late summer accessible canoeing, kayaking and horse backriding