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Have a bike and must travel? This Saturday, August 20, follow a DCR ranger on a 10-mile bike trail from 2 to 4 p.m. on the Upper Charles River Greenway and ride through Dedham, Needham, Waltham and Newton. Pass through the Cutler Park Reservation and witness the largest remaining fresh water marsh with over 100 species of birds–great for a quick nature study.
To take part, meet at the Galen Street Bridge in Watertown Center and prepare for a short journey through the Commonwealth.
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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.
Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor! posted on Aug 18
Looking for a fun day trip for you and possibly your family? Look no further, the Boston Harbor Islands are the place to be. Lots of events take place on these islands during the summer months, so enjoy these festivities while they are here! Spectacle …Continue Reading Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor!