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Rachel Offerdahl

Rachel Offerdahl

Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)

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It may be cold out, but there’s still plenty to do! Come to Hoyoke or Gardner for Winter Wonders Family Fun on Wednesday or Thursday, or check out Nature Crafts for kids in Concord on Thursday. You can also visit Myles Standish State Forest in South Carver on Wednesday to learn about glaciers and forest fires on the Fire and Ice Hike. And if you see a bald eagle between Wednesday, Dec. 29, and Wednesday, Jan. 12, report it to the MassWildlife at (508) 389-6300!

Check out more Massachusetts Outdoor Events on The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.

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2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October posted on Oct 29

2014 DAR Agricultural Calendar: October

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

Wood: The Future (and Past) of Green Infrastructure

Wood, one of the oldest building materials in human history, might also be the greenest.

The View from Massachusetts posted on Sep 17

The View from Massachusetts

While Massachusetts can claim significant success in urban river revitalization, dam removal, cranberry bog naturalization and stream flow restoration, globally there are daunting challenges to restore highly impacted or vanishing ecosystems that will test the acumen of ecologists, engineers and politicians for years to come.