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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!
Calling All Insect-Loving Volunteers! posted on Jul 30
I always thought wasps were the bad guys growing up. But smokey-winged beetle bandit wasps (Cerceris fumipennis) are actually the good guys – used to kill off an invasive species. This specific type of wasp (that does not sting) catches Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a …Continue Reading Calling All Insect-Loving Volunteers!
A Whale of a License Plate posted on Jul 28
Wish your license plate was more identifiable? Want to save whales? Well, there is a way to achieve both of these at once. Perhaps the old saying about hitting two birds with one stone should be “do two cool things with one easy payment to the …Continue Reading A Whale of a License Plate
Before the Boston Seafood Festival, Reconsider the Lobster posted on Jul 23
Everything that you have been told about lobsters is a lie. Okay, maybe not everything. But despite the popularity of the lobster industry (and it’s a very popular industry—bringing in over $53 million dollars in Massachusetts alone), many popular beliefs about the lobster’s existence are …Continue Reading Before the Boston Seafood Festival, Reconsider the Lobster