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Burlington Conservation Commission 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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Raising Monarch Caterpillars
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
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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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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Lowell Sun Features Mary Cummings Park
August 23, 2018

Lowell Sun Features Mary Cummings Park

Mary Leach of the Lowell Sun did a nice photo-article on Mary Cummings Park which is viewable on their website....

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Park Fans, Summer 2018
August 11, 2018

Park Fans, Summer 2018

We run into all sorts of visitors to the park, particularly during the summer, when Flyer's Field and Central Field...

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Monarch Mating Madness
July 23, 2018

Monarch Mating Madness

As we were leaving the park the other night, a friend noticed a group of monarch butterflies roosting on a...

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Eggs!
May 20, 2018

Eggs!

Many of you wrote to tell us our birdhouse residents are Tree Swallows, and are on the desirable list of...

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Birdhouse News!
May 16, 2018

Birdhouse News!

Our bluebird houses have attracted attention of birds! Most houses have some straw in them, one has a nearly complete...

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Welcoming Winter in December 2017
December 15, 2017

Welcoming Winter in December 2017

After the warm, warm fall, the first snow and cold was a bit of surprise...

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