Post Content

EEA-KateSampby Kate Samp

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Multimedia Intern

With all the snowfall this year, I decided to write about a T-accessible snowshoeing adventure I had last month. Snowshoeing is an easy sport to pick up—just head to a Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) park, strap on your shoes, and muck around.

On January 29, 17 Boston University Outing Club (BUOC) members and I embarked upon a four mile snowshoeing trek through Middlesex Fells Reservation, a 2,575 acre park that crosses Malden, Medford, Stoneham, Melrose, and Winchester you can get to from the Oak Grove T stop on the Orange Line.

Check out the EEA Great Outdoors blog.  See the photos on Flickr from our outing, or view the slide show below:

Written By:

Recent Posts

Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day posted on May 4

Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day

Thousands of elementary and middle school students all over the Commonwealth walked and rode their bikes to school in celebration of the 7th Annual Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day. Nearly 300 schools participated in the event. “It’s encouraging to see so many communities   …Continue Reading Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day

Natick: MassDOT Breaks Ground on Marion Street Bridge posted on May 4

Natick: MassDOT Breaks Ground on Marion Street Bridge

MassDOT today broke ground on a new bridge that will carry Marion Street over railroad tracks in Natick. The new bridge will feature a single superstructure with steel beams, concrete deck with asphalt surface on existing abutments, and a 6-foot wide sidewalk. Pedestrian access will   …Continue Reading Natick: MassDOT Breaks Ground on Marion Street Bridge

MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs posted on May 4

MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs

The MBTA projects a 12.8 percent reduction in energy costs for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and expects to see additional savings during the next three years, according to a presentation made recently to the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board. The cost savings are the   …Continue Reading MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs