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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.
Braille Trail Coming Soon to Watertown posted on Jul 21
The town of Watertown, in partnership with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will be opening a Braille Trail and a Sensory Garden, one of the few parks of its kind. Breaking ground on July 21st, this project hopes to be completed by late …Continue Reading Braille Trail Coming Soon to Watertown
Park Profiles: Groundwork Lawrence posted on Jul 15
In late April, Governor Deval Patrick and former Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Rick Sullivan joined Mayor Dan Rivera and Senator Barry Finegold to make an exciting announcement. Governor Patrick announced a $2.75 million investment in Lawrence’s Ferrous Site to acquire a three acre …Continue Reading Park Profiles: Groundwork Lawrence
2014 DAR Agricultural Photo Calendar: July posted on Jul 1
July’s Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar Photo Contest winner was Tamara Buckley-Leclerc, who photographed pickled green beans or dilly beans at Carraig Farm in Ashby. Tamara says that dilly beans, seen in the July photo, are one of her husband’s favorites. She takes advantage of canning and freezing …Continue Reading 2014 DAR Agricultural Photo Calendar: July