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With a range of outdoor events this week, stick with your weekly routine or try something new! From snowshoeing to cross country skiing to walking, check out what’s going on outside:
Ever wonder what snowshoeing and cross country skiing are like? Now’s your chance to find out! From 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 12, try these two easy-to-learn snow sports at the Weston Ski Track during Winter Trails Day.
As part of the Northeastern Massachusetts Weekly Winter Hikes program, explore Boxford State Forest from Bay Circuit to Bald Hill on Saturday, January 12 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Meet at Harold Parker State Forest in North Andover.
On Sunday, January 13, take a 3.5 mile walk with the Southeastern Massachusetts Adult Walking Club. This week’s hike will be moderate through hilly terrain on the St. Moritz green dot loop. The walk begins at 1:00 pm at the Blue Hill Reservation.
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