Multimedia Intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Ever had the desire to learn how to fish? This Saturday, June 11 take your family on a trip to Spot Pond in Stoneham and join the Family Fishing Festival. Designed for all ages, learn about the ethics of fishing, different kinds of fish, fishing equipment, and how to cast a line.
You don’t need your own equipment, but if you already have it, bring it along! Let your curiosity guide you and get ready for a weekend of wet and wild fun. Meet at “Straw Point” at the corner of RTE. 28 and South St. at 9 a.m. The event will last until 1 p.m.
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.