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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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Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor! posted on Aug 18

Plan a Day Trip – Right in Boston Harbor!

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!

K-9 to the Rescue posted on Aug 13

K-9 to the Rescue

At 5:35 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, Officer Art O’Connell got a call about two missing girls in Douglas State Park. Officer O’Connell, his partner Diesel and a back up state trooper had to search the 5,900-acre, nine square mile, park on foot, as the canopy of the trees was too thick to search via helicopter and the ground too uneven to search by vehicle.

History of Pickling posted on Aug 11

History of Pickling

Looking for an easy way to preserve the delicious produce you bought during Farmer’s Market Week? Read more on the history of pickling. Served crispy as an appetizer or spicy as a snack, pickled green beans, more commonly known as “Dilly Beans”, can even be   …Continue Reading History of Pickling