Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental AffairsView Lindsey’s Bio
Lindsey took these photographs while attending Winterfest at the Blue Hills Ski Area in Canton on Jan. 16, 2010. Click here for more information about the Blue Hills Ski Area. Click here for more information about the Blue Hills Reservation.
RJ Kirby (24) of Marshfield, Massachusetts skis off a jump at the the Blue Hills Ski Area. Kirby was one of the hundreds of skiers who attended the Winterfest, which featured music, skiing and a winter barbque. “It doesn’t get much better than having a warm day, soft snow and sunny skies,” said Kirby.
Peter Augis (left), owner and founder of the Blue Hills Brewery in Canton, talks with a coworker at the Winterfest event.
Increased Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason to Hug a Tree posted on Nov 6
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2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October posted on Oct 29
October’s Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar Photo Contest winner was Steve Golson who photographed Hereford beef cattle at Sorli Farm in Carlisle. Sorli Farm has been operated by three generations of the Sorli family since 1745. The family purchased the land in 1914, so it’s fitting that the …Continue Reading 2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October
Wood: The Future (and Past) of Green Infrastructure posted on Sep 30
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