Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
Transitioning from fall to winter presents new opportunities to experience the outdoors. This week, discover, explore, and learn about the wilderness around you.
See Borderland State Park like never before! Attend the Full Moon Hike on Monday, October 29 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Participate in the 3-mile walk lit by the beautiful full moon. Plus, join the group for some delicious apple cider afterward.
Curious about the deer and wild turkeys you see each fall? Attend the Deer Trails & Turkey Tails interpretive program at Borderland State Park. Learn more about these animals and then get out on the trails to explore their habitat on Saturday, November 3, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.
Also on Saturday, learn about other wild animals and their transition into winter with the Tracking Wildlife: Preparing for Winter program. Identify tracks and other wildlife activity during this two hour walk from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at F. Glibert Hills State Forest. Space is limited so make sure you pre-register!
For more great events happening this and every week, check out our outdoors calendar for events near you.
Not From Around Here: Green Crabs posted on Aug 22
As part of its work to assess salt marsh health, staff from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) have frequently observed abundant green crabs, often burrowing in the banks of marsh creeks. This summer, CZM is examining the potential impacts of green crabs in salt marsh habitats, including the impact of burrowing activity.
Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor! posted on Aug 18
Looking for a fun day trip for you and possibly your family? Look no further, the Boston Harbor Islands are the place to be. Lots of events take place on these islands during the summer months, so enjoy these festivities while they are here! Spectacle …Continue Reading Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor!
K-9 to the Rescue posted on Aug 13
At 5:35 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, Officer Art O’Connell got a call about two missing girls in Douglas State Park. Officer O’Connell, his partner Diesel and a back up state trooper had to search the 5,900-acre, nine square mile, park on foot, as the canopy of the trees was too thick to search via helicopter and the ground too uneven to search by vehicle.