Nature

Ready, Set, Grow!: How to Start an Urban Garden

Gardeners, rejoice! Spring is right around the corner, and we have some tips and tricks perfect for growing an urban garden, whether you’re a planting novice or were born with a green thumb. If you’re looking for something to do during the time of the stay-at-home advisory, consider ordering the necessary supplies online and starting […]

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Saving the Silver Maple Forest

If you’ve ever visited the Alewife MBTA station, the adjacent 118-acre DCR park known as the Alewife Brook Reservation, which covers areas in Cambridge, Arlington and Somerville, is probably a familiar sight. What many may not know is that this reservation is critical to the ecosystem of the area. And now, that ecosystem is in […]


Happy Earth Day!

Seeing as the planet’s meeting us halfway with some fantastic weather on this Earth Day, it only seems fair to give back. This Saturday, the Friends of the Alewife Reservation will be teaming up with the Mystic River Watershed Association for their 8th annual Park Serve Day. Help spruce up the place in the morning, […]