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Weekly Outdoor Events January 7-January 13: Skiing, Hiking, Walking Posted on Jan 7

Weekly Outdoor Events January 7-January 13: Skiing, Hiking, Walking

Jenny Dranetz Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Jenny’s Bio With a range of outdoor events this week, stick with your weekly routine or try something new! From snowshoeing to cross country skiing to walking, check out what’s going on   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events January 7-January 13: Skiing, Hiking, Walking

Accessible Winter Activities Posted on Dec 21

Accessible Winter Activities

Marcy Marchello Universal Access Program Coordinator, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Marcy's Bio The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is kicking off its Universal Access Program winter activities season! Running through March, this program was created to make outdoor recreation in   …Continue Reading Accessible Winter Activities

Slope-side cider outing Posted on Mar 25

Slope-side cider outing

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio Earlier this month, Agricultural Resources Commissioner Scott Soares skied down a Wachusett Mountain slope to see the recently-refurbished Bullock Lodge Cider House located on the lower mountain and accessible by advanced and   …Continue Reading Slope-side cider outing

Mmmm…local apple cider Posted on Feb 24

Mmmm…local apple cider

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio Agriculture is a 24/7 365-days-a-year kind of business and farmers are reminding snow lovers this winter season that local products are available in the colder months. School vacation week is a good   …Continue Reading Mmmm…local apple cider

Try cross country skiing with kids Posted on Jan 13

Try cross country skiing with kids

Bob Greco Chief of Staff, Department of Fish & Game (DFG) View Bob's Bio I have been downhill skiing with my daughter and son (ages 11 and 7) for several years but was reluctant to introduce them to cross country skiing, worrying that they would   …Continue Reading Try cross country skiing with kids

Accessible winter activities Posted on Jan 12

Accessible winter activities

Marcy Marchello Universal Access Program Coordinator, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) View Marcy's Bio DCR’s Universal Access Program (UAP) has put together a Winter 2011 schedule with many wonderful adaptive recreation opportunities for people with disabilities and their families and friends to enjoy indoors and out   …Continue Reading Accessible winter activities

VIDEO: Cross country skiing in Weston Posted on Dec 29

VIDEO: Cross country skiing in Weston

Lindsey Palatino Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Lindsey's Bio Check out my video about my visit to the Weston Ski Track at the Department of Conservation and Recreation's Leo J. Martin Memorial Golf Course in Weston last winter. Hear about   …Continue Reading VIDEO: Cross country skiing in Weston

PHOTO POST: Liftoff at Blue Hills Posted on Jan 28

PHOTO POST: Liftoff at Blue Hills

Lindsey Palatino Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Lindsey’s Bio Lindsey took these photographs while attending Winterfest at the Blue Hills Ski Area in Canton on Jan. 16, 2010. Click here for more information about the Blue Hills Ski Area. Click   …Continue Reading PHOTO POST: Liftoff at Blue Hills