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On Friday, April 27, the Bushnell-Sage Library in Sheffield will host a talk on local wildlife. Learn about the wildlife in your community, from bats and bears, to fish and beaver from MassWildlife District Manager, Andrew Madden. For more information, call the library at (413) 229-7004.
Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of firearms, using a gun, or shooting a bow and arrow? On Saturday, April 28, head over to Hanson for Shooting Sports Day for Outdoors Women and Men, an event for beginners sponsored by MassWildlife and the Hanson Rod and Gun Club. Experts will help you learn the basics. Be sure to make it if you plan on applying for an F.I.D. or an L.T.C. card. Registration materials can be found here.
More Massachusetts outdoor events can be found at the Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
The View from Massachusetts posted on Sep 17
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
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
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!