Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
Have you gone maple sugaring yet? DCR’s Breakheart Reservation will host a weekend of maple sugaring on March 19 and 20. Pancakes and popcorn will be served around a campfire
Join DCR Rangers and museum staff for the grand opening of the Waterworks Museum in Boston. Located on the site of the original Chestnut Hill Reservoir and pumping station, this museum tells the stories of one of the country’s first metropolitan water systems. Free open house and walking tours from 11 to 4p.m.
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Calling All Insect-Loving Volunteers! posted on Jul 30
I always thought wasps were the bad guys growing up. But smokey-winged beetle bandit wasps (Cerceris fumipennis) are actually the good guys – used to kill off an invasive species. This specific type of wasp (that does not sting) catches Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a …Continue Reading Calling All Insect-Loving Volunteers!
A Whale of a License Plate posted on Jul 28
Wish your license plate was more identifiable? Want to save whales? Well, there is a way to achieve both of these at once. Perhaps the old saying about hitting two birds with one stone should be “do two cool things with one easy payment to the …Continue Reading A Whale of a License Plate
Before the Boston Seafood Festival, Reconsider the Lobster posted on Jul 23
Everything that you have been told about lobsters is a lie. Okay, maybe not everything. But despite the popularity of the lobster industry (and it’s a very popular industry—bringing in over $53 million dollars in Massachusetts alone), many popular beliefs about the lobster’s existence are …Continue Reading Before the Boston Seafood Festival, Reconsider the Lobster