Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
On Saturday, October 15, head to the Great Blue Hill in the Blue Hills Reservation for the Weather Observatory open house and kite festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy the amazing view, fascinating history and fun activities at the oldest continually operating Weather Observatory in the country! This free event is a fun festival for all ages. Donations for materials for some activities requested. Rain or shine. For more details, call 617-696-0562 or visit www.bluehill.org.
And for more Massachusetts Outdoor Events, visit The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: March posted on Apr 23
Girard’s Sugarhouse in Simsbury, CT. The sugarhouse was built in 1887 and produces around 250-300 gallons of syrup annually. Photo by Michael Girard March’s contest winner was Michael Girard who photographed his family’s sugarhouse in Health. Michael Girard has been a sugarmaker since 1961 when he …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: March
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