Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
From October 8 – 10, celebrate the autumn season at the Mass Audubon’s Trailside Museum Fall Festival! Families with kids of all ages are invited to head to the Blue Hills, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for activities, games, live animal presentations and more. For more information, call (617) 333-0690 for info.
Did you know that October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month? On October 8, the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources (BUAR) will participate in the Archaeological Institute of America’s Archaeology Fair at the Boston Museum of Science. BUAR will host an assortment of activities including exhibits and participation in a mock “dig” of a shipwreck.
For details, including information on other events, see the Massachusetts Archaeology Month web page.
And for more Massachusetts Outdoor Events, visit The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October posted on Oct 29
October’s Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar Photo Contest winner was Steve Golson who photographed Hereford beef cattle at Sorli Farm in Carlisle. Sorli Farm has been operated by three generations of the Sorli family since 1745. The family purchased the land in 1914, so it’s fitting that the …Continue Reading 2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October
Wood: The Future (and Past) of Green Infrastructure posted on Sep 30
Wood, one of the oldest building materials in human history, might also be the greenest.
The View from Massachusetts posted on Sep 17
While Massachusetts can claim significant success in urban river revitalization, dam removal, cranberry bog naturalization and stream flow restoration, globally there are daunting challenges to restore highly impacted or vanishing ecosystems that will test the acumen of ecologists, engineers and politicians for years to come.