Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
On Wednesday, December 14, Mad Science will be taking over DCR’s Fall River Heritage State Park for Mad Science Presents: Lab Night! Come join the fun – there will be exciting experiments and activities for all ages, including a live stage show. The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. and admission is free!
On Saturday evening, December 17, drop everything and head to DCR’s Borderland State Park for a Movie at the Mansion. The ornate, two-story library of the Ames Mansion transforms into a classic movie theater, complete with refreshments and snacks. Just in time for the holiday season, the feature movie will be “It’s a Wonderful Life” (one of my favorite personal favorites). Admission is free, however, a small donation is requested for refreshments and snacks. RSVP is required, so call early to reserve your seats!
The Turtles are Coming posted on Aug 29
With a migration pattern that stretches thousands of miles, it is no surprise that Massachusetts is home to four types of turtles during the summer, all of them protected by local and international law. And while you probably know that sea turtles often frequent the Massachusetts beaches, can you identify them?
2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: August posted on Aug 25
Augusts’ Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar Photo Contest winner was Cara Peterson, who photographed a high tunnel greenhouse at Flats Mentor Farm in Lancaster.
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.