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Bill Hinkley

Bill Hinkley

Program Director, Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET)

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It may be the middle of winter but I am already thinking spring. I know there are some people out there who enjoy the cold but I’ll take a warm summer day on the water over a day in the snow anytime. Are you in the same boat?

If so, join us at the New England Boat Show February 26 – March 6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The show features many educational programs and seminars, exhibitors and, of course, lots of boats. If you enjoy fresh water or salt water, if you sail, motor, or paddle, you are sure to find great information and fellowship at this event. Stop by the MET booth to learn more about our license plates and grants for marine mammal conservation, water quality improvement and the protection of water resources.

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The Turtles are Coming posted on Aug 29

The Turtles are Coming

With a migration pattern that stretches thousands of miles, it is no surprise that Massachusetts is home to four types of turtles during the summer, all of them protected by local and international law. And while you probably know that sea turtles often frequent the Massachusetts beaches, can you identify them?

2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: August posted on Aug 25

2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: August

Augusts’ Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar Photo Contest winner was Cara Peterson, who photographed a high tunnel greenhouse at Flats Mentor Farm in Lancaster.

Not From Around Here: Green Crabs posted on Aug 22

Not From Around Here: Green Crabs

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.