Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
With fall underway, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is hosting three events this week to celebrate the season that signals the start of cooling temperatures, changing leaves, pumpkin pie and football!
On Saturday, September 29, the Annual Fall Festival is taking place at the Breakheart Reservation in Saugus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There’ll be scarecrow making, face painting, balloon sculptures and arts and crafts. And you’ll be able to learn about Native American song, story and dance!
On Sunday, September 30, Belle Isle Park is holding the Harvest Festival from 1 to 3 p.m. Swing by to see live animals, take a hayride, decorate a pumpkin and listen to live music! It’s free fun for the whole family.
Sunday is also the day of the Fall Fest at the Webb Memorial State Park in Weymouth. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., learn how cider is made; go on the Fall Foliage Walk and learn how to make candles.
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: March posted on Apr 23
Girard’s Sugarhouse in Simsbury, CT. The sugarhouse was built in 1887 and produces around 250-300 gallons of syrup annually. Photo by Michael Girard March’s contest winner was Michael Girard who photographed his family’s sugarhouse in Health. Michael Girard has been a sugarmaker since 1961 when he …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: March
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February posted on Feb 25
February’s contest winner was Amanda Bettle, who photographed sheep at The Natural Resources Trust of Easton. This photo features Dog, a former 4-H show animal and sole male sheep among the nine ewes in the Natural Resources Trust of Easton (NRT) flock. It is the mission …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: January posted on Jan 26
January’s contest winner was Renee Finnegan, who photographed a pensive Highland cow at Oak Meadows Farm & Garden in Rutland. Glenn and Mary Kauppila have been farming 100 acres of land in Rutland for approximately 15 years. With the help of their three adult children, they …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: January