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June 22, 2019

Vandalism in the Park

There has been regular vandalism in Whispering Hill Woods and Mary Cummings Park over the last years. But this year...

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red sox ticket raffle
May 11, 2019

Red Sox Tickets Raffle!

We held the drawing as announced at 11am on July 27th at the park. We raised over $2000 towards paying...

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visitors to mary cummings park
March 30, 2019

Spring Brings Visitors!

The welcome warm weather brings visitors out to the park. We were happy to see this couple visiting our kiosk...

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Mary Cummings Park stream
February 25, 2019

A Winter Stream Video

We went for a walk in the park to see if we could find scenes of winter. And we wanted...

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December 19, 2018

Butterfly, the Video

In the summer of 2018, your Mary Cummings Park webmaster raised a group of Monarch butterflies from eggs and released...

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new boardwalk
October 2, 2018

New Boardwalks Throughout Park

The Trustees have worked with volunteers to replace our heaps of old palettes with a series of lovely new boardwalks....

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photo contest
September 7, 2018

Burlington Conservation Commission Photo Contest

The Conservation Commission of Burlington is holding a photo contest for adults and children to find the best images of...

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monarch caterpillar on camera
September 3, 2018

Raising Monarch Caterpillars

Our friend and monarch caterpillar guide, Andrea Golden, was going on vacation and needed some caterpillar sitting. She had a...

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trail signs repaired at Mary Cummings Park
September 2, 2018

Trail Signs Repaired

As discouraging as it can be to see our trail signs vandalized, it is a great feeling to see them...

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family at Mary Cummings Park
August 31, 2018

While doing a pre-Labor Day check that all dispensers have flyers and trails were in walkable condition, we ran into...

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