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Following are summaries of news items we have published. Click any to read the full story. Newest stories appear on top!

 

Butterfly, the Video
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 Boardwalks Throughout Park
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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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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