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Celebrate the earth this Friday, July 1, 2011 at the DCR's Mount Greylock State Reservation in Lanesborough by listening to a free concert by Gaia Roots World Music Ensemble from 6 to 8p.m. The group is inspired by music from West Africa, the Caribbean, and other types of roots music, and is appropriate for all ages. The concert will include drumming, percussion, dance, vocal harmonies and story by combing both traditional and original pieces in Gaia Roots efforts to honor the earth.
The outdoor setting at Mt. Greylock is a great place for a picnic, listen to the music and enjoy the scenic view all at the same time. Bascom Lodge Group will also be serving refreshments such as sandwiches, chips, cookies, and a variety of beverages.
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2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: September posted on Sep 12
September’s photo contest winner was Gary Kamen, who photographed Mount Warner Vineyard in Hadley. Mount Warner Vineyards is a farm-winery located in Hadley, a small town in the beautiful Pioneer Valley. Operated by Gary and Bobbie Kamen, their philosophy is to recognize the unique characteristics of …Continue Reading 2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: September
Calling All Shuckers! posted on Sep 3
Do you know where the oysters you ate at the raw bar last night were grown? Do you know how oysters are grown? Oysters naturally inhabited the eastern coast dating back to the 1700s, but due to over-harvesting, disease, and habitat loss, wild oysters have …Continue Reading Calling All Shuckers!
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?