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Join the Department of Conservation and Recreation for the next installment of the Waquoit Bay Research Reserve education series and learn how to grow your own organic garden. The event is free and happens this Wednesday, April 6.

Explore vernal pools in Arlington and West Roxbury this Saturday. Spring is a great time to view these temporary ecosystems where aquatic wildlife like salamanders and frogs begin their lives.

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

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