ENVIRONMENT: One Day, Four Venues, Nine Films

          On the heels of Cambridge’s Screen-Free/Screen-Wise Week, in which I’ve had a hand, here is a screenful dessert: The Boston Enviro-Film Festival arrives Sunday, May 18th, for one day only. One film showing is “Symphony of the Soil.” From the program of the (6th annual) event: Symphony of the Soil examines ourContinue reading “ENVIRONMENT: One Day, Four Venues, Nine Films”

Airport Owls, Hooting Toddlers: A Feathered Friend in Cambridge

Owls visited our fair city last weekend and kids were there in droves to see them. Licensed wildlife rehab maven and Massachusetts resident Patricia Bade (given the punchy name “Owl Woman” by her Penobscot elders before she could say “boo”) brought her un-releasable saw-whet owl and screech owl to Maynard Ecology Center for a familyContinue reading “Airport Owls, Hooting Toddlers: A Feathered Friend in Cambridge”

Logan Airport shows the way as snowy owls alight

Amid reports that in the last few days a Snowy Owl has perched at the Boston Museum of Science (on the Cambridge side), easily viewed by passersby, I offer this news on air traffic and owls in one city. Logan Airport shows the way as snowy owls alight – Metro – The Boston Globe.

Kevin Foster

Originally posted on Cycle Style Boston:
Kevin Foster works as a Survey Methodologist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. His daily commute takes him from his home near Coolidge Corner in Brookline to the Federal Reserve building at Dewey Square. He cycles every day of the year there isn’t ice on the ground. Rather than the direct…

Free-Range Meets Children and Nature

Free Range meets urban planning meets the play outdoors movement—this trirumvirate is like a pitch you’d make to a film studio. Bend It Like Beckham meets Totoro meets Stand By Me. We’d get Claire Danes to play Lenore Skenazy, who starts the new movement, Ralph Fiennes to play Richard Louv struggling to turn off hisContinue reading “Free-Range Meets Children and Nature”

A Toolkit for Community Planning with Regard to Open Space

A Toolkit for Community Planning with Regard to Open Space Caveat: this array of links from Mass Audubon may not be fully up to date. However, I offer it here for those of us relative newbies interested in understanding and working on open space issues.