Post Content

Tracey Workman

Tracey Workman

Multimedia Intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

View Tracey Workman's Bio

Calling all children ages 6 and up! This Saturday, August 27, join a DCR ranger on a wildlife safari from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Get ready to prowl woods and wetlands as you search for signs of the amazing creatures which call the Blue Hills Reservation home. There might be dragonflies, turkey vultures, and even snakes!

Meet at Brookwood Farm at 11 Blue Hill River Road in Canton for a weekend hike through the hills.

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

Written By:

Recent Posts

Calling All Insect-Loving Volunteers! posted on Jul 30

Calling All Insect-Loving Volunteers!

I always thought wasps were the bad guys growing up. But smokey-winged beetle bandit wasps (Cerceris fumipennis) are actually the good guys – used to kill off an invasive species. This specific type of wasp (that does not sting) catches Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a   …Continue Reading Calling All Insect-Loving Volunteers!

A Whale of a License Plate posted on Jul 28

A Whale of a License Plate

Wish your license plate was more identifiable? Want to save whales? Well, there is a way to achieve both of these at once. Perhaps the old saying about hitting two birds with one stone should be “do two cool things with one easy payment to the   …Continue Reading A Whale of a License Plate

Before the Boston Seafood Festival, Reconsider the Lobster posted on Jul 23

Before the Boston Seafood Festival, Reconsider the Lobster

Everything that you have been told about lobsters is a lie. Okay, maybe not everything. But despite the popularity of the lobster industry (and it’s a very popular industry—bringing in over $53 million dollars in Massachusetts alone), many popular beliefs about the lobster’s existence are   …Continue Reading Before the Boston Seafood Festival, Reconsider the Lobster