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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
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!