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Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)

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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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The View from Massachusetts posted on Sep 17

The View from Massachusetts

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.

2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: September posted on Sep 12

2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: September

September’s photo contest winner was Gary Kamen, who photographed Mount Warner Vineyard in Hadley. Mount Warner Vineyards is a farm-winery located in Hadley, a small town in the beautiful Pioneer Valley. Operated by Gary and Bobbie Kamen, their philosophy is to recognize the unique characteristics of   …Continue Reading 2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: September

Calling All Shuckers! posted on Sep 3

Calling All Shuckers!

Do you know where the oysters you ate at the raw bar last night were grown? Do you know how oysters are grown? Oysters naturally inhabited the eastern coast dating back to the 1700s, but due to over-harvesting, disease, and habitat loss, wild oysters have   …Continue Reading Calling All Shuckers!