Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
Happy New Year! Did you resolve to get outside more and be more active this year? Get started on your goals immediately with these three events and First Day Hikes:
On Saturday, January 5, 2013, join the Southeastern Massachusetts Adult Walking Club for a moderate 3.5 mile walk. Beginning at 1:00 pm at the Blue Hills Reservation, the walk covers Meadow Road to Three Pines Trail to No Name Trail.
Exercise and appreciate nature on the Trees of Winter Walk at Hammond Pond Reservation in Newtown. Take in the beauty of the evergreens and tree silhouettes on this scenic winter walk from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm on Saturday, January 5.
Attend the Northeastern Massachusetts Weekly Winter Hike on Sunday, January 6. Experience Breakheart Hill, Fox Run, Lakes, and Ridge Trail on this two hour hike from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Breakheart Reservation.
Plus, on New Year’s Day, attend one of the eleven First Day Hikes throughout state parks across Massachusetts. Click here for a full list of times and locations and check out the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s website for more information.
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!
The Turtles are Coming posted on Aug 29
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?