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.
Not From Around Here: Green Crabs posted on Aug 22
As part of its work to assess salt marsh health, staff from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) have frequently observed abundant green crabs, often burrowing in the banks of marsh creeks. This summer, CZM is examining the potential impacts of green crabs in salt marsh habitats, including the impact of burrowing activity.
Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor! posted on Aug 18
Looking for a fun day trip for you and possibly your family? Look no further, the Boston Harbor Islands are the place to be. Lots of events take place on these islands during the summer months, so enjoy these festivities while they are here! Spectacle …Continue Reading Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor!
K-9 to the Rescue posted on Aug 13
At 5:35 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, Officer Art O’Connell got a call about two missing girls in Douglas State Park. Officer O’Connell, his partner Diesel and a back up state trooper had to search the 5,900-acre, nine square mile, park on foot, as the canopy of the trees was too thick to search via helicopter and the ground too uneven to search by vehicle.