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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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2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February posted on Feb 25

2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February

  February’s contest winner was Amanda Bettle, who photographed sheep at The Natural Resources Trust of Easton.  This photo features Dog, a former 4-H show animal and sole male sheep among the nine ewes in the Natural Resources Trust of Easton (NRT) flock. It is the mission   …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February

2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: January posted on Jan 26

2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: January

January’s contest winner was Renee Finnegan, who photographed a pensive Highland cow at Oak Meadows Farm & Garden in Rutland. Glenn and Mary Kauppila have been farming 100 acres of land in Rutland for approximately 15 years. With the help of their three adult children, they   …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: January

Visit Winter Farmers’ Markets for Holiday Gifts posted on Dec 5

Visit Winter Farmers’ Markets for Holiday Gifts

  While performers serenade shoppers with upbeat or easy-listening music, farmers and food producers sell a wide variety of local food throughout the winter at over 40 winter farmers’ markets this season. Those who have not yet visited a winter market might be surprised by   …Continue Reading Visit Winter Farmers’ Markets for Holiday Gifts