Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
Did you love that field trip your class took to a state park? Did you think it was cool when your teacher taught you how vernal pools are perfect habitats for salamanders and frogs? Let them know! Don’t let your classmates or teachers go unnoticed in their efforts to promote environmental education. Last year students and teachers were honored for an osprey nest project, recycling programs and ocean studies.
This spring, Secretary Richard K. Sullivan. Jr. will honor Massachusetts teachers and students who are involved in school-based programs that promote environment and energy education.
The nomination deadline is fast approaching. Applications to nominate your classmate or teacher are due this Monday, March 28.
Applications will be reviewed through mid-April. Teachers and students who qualify will be invited to attend a formal award ceremony at the State House in Boston later in the spring.
Please apply online here or contact Meg Colclough at 617-626-1110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February posted on Feb 25
February’s contest winner was Amanda Bettle, who photographed sheep at The Natural Resources Trust of Easton. This photo features Dog, a former 4-H show animal and sole male sheep among the nine ewes in the Natural Resources Trust of Easton (NRT) flock. It is the mission …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: January posted on Jan 26
January’s contest winner was Renee Finnegan, who photographed a pensive Highland cow at Oak Meadows Farm & Garden in Rutland. Glenn and Mary Kauppila have been farming 100 acres of land in Rutland for approximately 15 years. With the help of their three adult children, they …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: January
Visit Winter Farmers’ Markets for Holiday Gifts posted on Dec 5
While performers serenade shoppers with upbeat or easy-listening music, farmers and food producers sell a wide variety of local food throughout the winter at over 40 winter farmers’ markets this season. Those who have not yet visited a winter market might be surprised by …Continue Reading Visit Winter Farmers’ Markets for Holiday Gifts