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Experience about bird banding, take a mindful hike, learn how to grow mushrooms, go on a Halloween night hike, volunteer, and more! Greater Boston During Growing Food: Mushrooms in the Garden at Boston Nature Center, learn simple and advanced techniques for growing your own gourmet mushrooms. This free 3-hour workshop covers 3 different types of mushrooms […]
In order to keep the state budget balanced, Governor Baker has announced that he will utilize 9C cuts to reduce the funding of any executive branch agency or operation. This includes the Blue Hills Trailside Museum! We have already sent a letter to Governor Baker urging him to prioritize funding for Blue Hills Trailside Museum. […]
By Karen Heymann On September 16th, Governor Baker signed Executive Order 569, which lays out plans both for fighting climate change and preparing the Commonwealth for unavoidable impacts such as sea level rise, storm surge, and extreme heat. Similar Senate-passed legislation on climate change adaptation was blocked in the Massachusetts House of Representatives over the […]
Waseeka Wildlife Sanctuary in Holliston/Hopkinton is a riot of color. Photographer Cheryl Rose captured these images this week. Waseeka is a delight for photographers and birders. Visit http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/waseeka for directions and a trail map.
Fall at the farm is in full swing! The maple trees have fiery hues and our lambs are looking extra fluffy. Our staff is busy preparing the farmyard for our annual Tales of the Night special event—try to spot something spooky as you walk around the farm! We hope you can visit the farm in the […]
The fall bird banding season starts in September with lots of noisy catbirds flying into the mist nets and feisty chickadees—the vast majority born just this year. Adult chickadees come later, apparently lying low until they complete their full feather molts. Come early-to-mid-October, the birds we find in the nets seem to change, if not overnight, then […]
August 2, 2016 Road’s End Wildlife Sanctuary, Worthington, and Lynes Wildlife Sanctuary, Westhampton I’ve combined these two sanctuaries into one blog post because they have so much in common. Both are in the foothills east of the Berkshires, both are just under 200 acres in size, with one mile of trail each, both are abandoned […]
So with the season coming to a close, I would like to say thank you one last time for being a member of our CSA, and giving time to help us harvest and weed throughout the season. Many have you have mentioned to me that it feels like this season has “flown by”…In my mind, […]
Session 6 is sliding into home with an incredibly strong finish! The past couple of days’ highlights have included Zip Line at the high ropes challenge course, raft building at the waterfront, and Tie Dye. Lots of campers have had the opportunity to try new things throughout the week. The Leaders-In-Action (second year LITs) have […]