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.
Increased Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason to Hug a Tree posted on Nov 6
Over the course of more than 20 years, a recent Harvard Study found that with longer growing seasons eastern forests are sequestering more carbon than ever before—as much as 26 million metric tons more. And the Massachusetts forests were already doing a lot to offset our …Continue Reading Increased Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason to Hug a Tree
2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October posted on Oct 29
October’s Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar Photo Contest winner was Steve Golson who photographed Hereford beef cattle at Sorli Farm in Carlisle. Sorli Farm has been operated by three generations of the Sorli family since 1745. The family purchased the land in 1914, so it’s fitting that the …Continue Reading 2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October
Wood: The Future (and Past) of Green Infrastructure posted on Sep 30
Wood, one of the oldest building materials in human history, might also be the greenest.