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Celebrate spring this week by getting outside! Staff at the Krug Sugarbrush in Chesterfield will offer Maple Sugar Tours during the week where you can learn about how maple syrup is made. Be sure to call a day in advance to reserve a tour.
If you like to skate, head over to Revere on Tuesday, March 20, from 11:30-1:30 pm for skating games on ice! Try out an ice sled, or rent skates to enjoy some fun ice games. This event is wheelchair accessible.
Several opportunities are in store for learning about wildlife this week. The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is hosting a talk on Massachusetts Endangered Species Protection, which will be given by Environmental Review Manager Jon Regosin and will take place on March 22 at 5:30pm in North Adams.
Mass Wildlife staff will be participating in the 18th annual Westfield River Symposium, which will take place on March 24 at Westfield State College. Dr. Caleb Slater, MassWildlife Anadromous Fish Project Leader, will give a talk on migratory fish restoration in the Westfield River and will also lead an afternoon field trip to the West Springfield fish ladder. Dana Ohman, MassWildlife aquatic biologist, will give a talk called “Coldwater fish: What do they wish for?” The Westfield River Watershed Association is sponsoring this event.
And for more Massachusetts Outdoor Events, visit The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: March posted on Apr 23
Girard’s Sugarhouse in Simsbury, CT. The sugarhouse was built in 1887 and produces around 250-300 gallons of syrup annually. Photo by Michael Girard March’s contest winner was Michael Girard who photographed his family’s sugarhouse in Health. Michael Girard has been a sugarmaker since 1961 when he …Continue Reading 2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: March
2015 DAR Agricultural Calendar: February posted on Feb 25
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
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