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On Saturday, February 2, learn how to fish the “hard water” at the Snows Pond Ice Fishing Festival in Charlton! The Charlton Conservation Commission and MassWildlife’s Angler Education Program will be co-hosting this family friendly event from 10am – 2pm. Dress for the weather–warm boots a must! Unsafe ice date will be Saturday February 16. For more information, contact Todd Girard at (508) 248-2257 or email email@example.com.
Also on Saturday, February 2 at 1:30pm, the Friends of Lawrence Heritage State Park are hosting Matinee Movie at the Park. The day’s feature is the classic Marx Brothers film, Horse Feathers, which co-stars Lawrence’s own Thelma Todd! Screening will take place at the Visitor Center. Admission is free.
And remember, February 2 is Groundhog Day! Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? Or will it be an early spring? Here in New England, what some people call groundhogs are actually woodchucks. Here are some facts about woodchucks!
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