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Rachel Offerdahl

Rachel Offerdahl

Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)

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On Tuesday, visit the Waquoit Bay Reserve on Cape Cod to learn about sustainable holidays as part of an ongoing series on reducing your nitrogen footprint. On Thursday, head out to Petersham to learn about (and see pictures of) wildlife in your backyard and beyond. On Saturday, don’t miss the oceanside campfire in Winthrop, featuring toasted marshmallows and hot chocolate.

Check out more Massachusetts Outdoor Events on The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.

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Increased Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason to Hug a Tree posted on Nov 6

Increased Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason to Hug a Tree

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2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October posted on Oct 29

2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October

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