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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!
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.