The Massachusetts Environmental Trust will be exhibiting at The Fly Fishing Show January 14-16 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center in Marlborough. The show features many educational programs and seminars, authors, fly tying exhibits, and many other exhibitors. If you take a fly rod to fresh water or salt water, you are sure to find great information and fellowship at this event. Stop by the MET booth to learn more about our grants for water quality improvement and river restoration projects.
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?
2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: August posted on Aug 25
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
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.