Music! Stories! Big Animal Puppets! And Bicycle Decorating on Friday, July 28

Originally posted on Magazine Beach:
UPDATE: We’re moving to our rain date, Friday, July 28. Sorry to change things, but we don’t want you sitting in the wet. Tomorrow should be beautiful! See you at the park! Come celebrate sustainable and healthy commuting at our Walk/Ride Day Eve Celebration Friday, July 28 at 6-8pm (rain date: Walk/Ride Day, Friday, July…

A Victory for Clean Water: Citizen Science Data Leads to Change

The following news is reprinted with permission from the Mystic River Watershed Association: For years, the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) and its volunteers have helped to document water pollution problems in the Town of Belmont. This week, that hard work paid off. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Administrative Order onContinue reading “A Victory for Clean Water: Citizen Science Data Leads to Change”

Locals Offset Carbon Footprint to April 29 Climate March

If you’re traveling to Washington, D.C., for the April 29th People’s Climate March from Greater Boston, you can now offset the carbon footprint of your travel through a GreenCambridge program that will provide  education and support local urban trees, plants and climate through the purchase of biochar. About Biochar (from the International Biochar Initiative) The 2,000 year-old practice of making biocharContinue reading “Locals Offset Carbon Footprint to April 29 Climate March”

Five Questions for Magazine Beach Advocates

On the fifteen-acre section of parkland between the banks of the Charles River and Memorial Drive, between the BU Bridge and the Riverside Boat Club, bird-watchers have identified no less than 94 species. This area, called Magazine Beach, also attracts a regular stream of walkers, joggers, bikers, boaters, and families using the state-run outdoor swimmingContinue reading “Five Questions for Magazine Beach Advocates”

5 Questions for Mothers Out Front

Mothers Out Front, a Cambridge-based organization with community teams in five states, educates and trains mothers and supporters to advocate and act for a “swift, just and complete” transition to renewable energy. Not a few Cambridge members have gone on to play roles in the growing national movement grappling with climate change through “grassroots organizing, personal and collective action, and aContinue reading “5 Questions for Mothers Out Front”

5 Questions for Fresh Pond’s Ranger

Jean Rogers has been Fresh Pond Reservation’s ranger since 1994. 1. Are you coming to the Honk! Parade on October 9th? I am going to come, though I won’t be walking the entire parade route. You can see me helping launch the Cambridge Wildlife marching group in Davis Square as the parade begins, and I’llContinue reading “5 Questions for Fresh Pond’s Ranger”