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Have you ever wanted to try tapping your own maple syrup? Head on over to Milton this Saturday, March 12 or Sunday, March 13 for a maple sugaring event. The program is suitable for all ages, and kids age 2 and under are free. Also on Saturday, the East Boston YMCA will be holding an oceanside campfire on Constitution Beach. Hot chocolate will be provided.
Just a reminder: don’t forget to register for “Hunting 101 for Outdoorswomen” if you want to perfect your hunting strategies. Registration closes on March 11, and registration materials can be found here.
Check out more Massachusetts Outdoor Events on The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
Increased Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason to Hug a Tree posted on Nov 6
Over the course of more than 20 years, a recent Harvard Study found that with longer growing seasons eastern forests are sequestering more carbon than ever before—as much as 26 million metric tons more. And the Massachusetts forests were already doing a lot to offset our …Continue Reading Increased Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason to Hug a Tree
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.