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This Saturday, May 28, explore Belle Isle Marsh by canoe with the Department of Conservation and Recreation! Dress in quick-drying clothing and bring binoculars if you have them.

MassWildlife’s Angler Education Program is hosting another fishing festival this Sunday, this time in North Easton located in the Borderland State Park near Leach Pond.  And no, “Leach” doesn’t refer to prevalence of leeches in the pond—although the annelids do make excellent fresh water bait.

Check out more Massachusetts Outdoor Events on The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.

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