Exploring Our Nature

Explore The Mass. Outdoors, It's Good For Your HealthGetting outdoors isn’t just about having fun. It can also have a real impact on your health and state of mind. There are a ton of things to do outside in Massachusetts.
Why It Pays To Become A Green CommunityA Green Community can get state money for conservation projects that in turn save the town money.
Winchester Among Mass. Towns Investing To Make Solar Energy AffordableThe town of Winchester is one of just four Mass. communities involved in a new program that makes solar affordable.
How Electrofishing Is Bringing The Charles River Back To LifeElectrofishing is part of a state project to re-introduce the fish called the American Shad into the Charles River.
The Polluted Past And Promising Potential Of The Charles RiverIt's 80 miles long and runs through 35 cities and towns: the Charles River is a natural resource that was once a real mess.
New Signs Of Growth For Wind, Solar Industry The Wind Technology Test Center in Charlestown is just one piece of a growing renewable energy economy taking hold in Massachusetts.
Gov. Patrick Discusses Renewable Energy's Importance For Mass. EconomyTodd Gutner sat down with Gov. Deval Patrick to talk about the importance of renewable energy to the Massachusetts economy.
Cape Cod National Seashore Turns 50An important birthday is coming up this summer on Cape Cod as the National Seashore, the country's first oceanfront national park, turns 50.