Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
This Friday come out to the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR) Breakheart Reservation for a family movie and some hot cocoa.
Get outside and help to keep our parks and beaches clean by joining in DCR’s annual Park Serve Day. DCR is hosting events across the state this Saturday. Make sure you sign up here to help get our parks in shape for summer.
Check out more Massachusetts Outdoor Events on The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
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.