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The humble daffodil, the faithful harbinger of spring, is enjoyed worldwide. Here on the South Coast, plan a visit to Parsons Reserve, located a short walk south of Russells Mills Village, at 50 Horseneck Road in Dartmouth, where you can revel in fie more

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It wasn’t so long ago that the South Coast was littered with empty mills, polluted shorelines, deserted buildings, vacant lots, neglected public parks, and shuttered storefronts. But the region underwent a transformation over the past few decades... more

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The waters off New England, including Georges Bank, have experienced temperatures well above average in the last several years, driving cod stocks farther north and offshore in search of the colder temperatures they prefer, and making them harder... more

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Ever walk along a waterfront, or past a garden, or down a bike path ten or twenty or fifty times before you really noticed some feature that has always been there? more

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Know what’s not for sale? Walking. Pretty much, anyway. Granted, you can join a gym or pony up thousands of dollars to do it at home on a stair-stepping machine or a treadmill. But walking, one of the most basic and best forms of exercise, is free. more

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There’s nothing that can compare to a real tree, with the smell of the pine and the beautiful asymmetry of the genuine item. more

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Discover Buzzard Bay - Walks and Hikes

Southcoast Health and the Buzzards Bay Coalition have joined together to create “Discover Buzzards Bay,” an initiative to promote active outdoor recreation. A series of guided monthly outdoor walks, called “Sunday Strolls,” ... more

Dec 5, 2016 8:48 AM Coastal Mags

New Bedford is adding to its reputation as a destination where aficionados of plants and gardens can spend a day admiring the horticultural scenery and gathering ideas... more

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Compost is great for improving the soil quality of one's yard and gardens so that plants of all kinds will thrive. Leftover organic material from around the property gets recycled to contribute to another season of growth. more

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We are surrounded by beautiful and tranquil watersheds, yet there are still people who have never experienced them. We are very fortunate on the South Coast when it comes to water resources. more

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Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals on the earth, causing more than a million deaths worldwide every year. You are much more likely to be bitten by a mosquito than by a shark, rabid dog, or deadly snake. more

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Sometimes, we just need reminders. Now go out and make the best of it, take a walk and soak it up. See what you all too often have missed. more

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Think it's hard to miss a moose? Guess again. They manage to blend in nicely, despite their size. more

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During warm weather, worker bees only last 28 days.... “They literally fly their wings to shreds,” more

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The Earth orbits the sun not in a precise, convenient 365 days, but in a sloppy, awkward 365 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 16 seconds (365.2425 days). Those extra 5+ hours really make a hash of things even after a few short years. more

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... But Westport contains an environmental gem: an estuary with osprey, egrets and herons, and expansive views across the river that seem unchanged over time. more

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The opening of the Sawmill follows that of the Harbor Walk atop the hurricane barrier on the New Bedford side of the Acushnet River, which was completed in late summer. It will take years to connect the two... more

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...agricultural tourism or “agritourism” – bringing people to farms for experiences they won't find in the city or suburbs. more

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We're not talking killer hiking here. We're talking thoughtful walking- the possibility for discovering something at least sort of magical.The South Coast offers dozens of such spots. more

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Fairhaven isn't widely known for its birding resources, but it draws birders from all over eastern Massachusetts, and such clubs as the South Shore Bird Club regularly schedule visits. more

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