Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Mass Audubon and Boston Parks and Recreation Department's first mutual bird walk is postponed today due to extreme cold.
The birds will be at Millennium Park today, but extreme cold has postponed the bird walk organized by Mass Audubon and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The West Roxbury Patch thermometer at 1 p.m. today lists the temperature as 10-degrees, which would be even colder atop Millennium Park. The bird walk was scheduled for 3:30 p.m. No future date has been set yet.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Holy Tufted Titmouse! Grab your binoculars and learn about birds in Millennium Park.
UPDATE 12:50 p.m.: Due to extreme cold the bird walk has been postponed by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. On Wednesday, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Mass Audubon are hosting a free bird walk at Millennium Park. The focus will be on winter birds like tufted titmouses, cardinals, blue jays, woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees and more. "The bird walk at Millennium Park is a first for this department. We are grateful to Mass Audubon for conducting this walk in our park. Their partnership with the city of Boston is making this possible," said Jacquelyn Goddard, Dir. of External Affairs and Communications, for Boston's Parks and Rec Dept. Those interested can meet at the parking lot near the canoe launch at 3:30…
Monday, January 7, 2013
The Billings Field Playground is one of the most used playgrounds in all of Boston. How would you like to see it improved?
The Billings Field Playground will be renovated, and Boston officials would like to hear your thoughts on how to improve the playground tonight. All are welcome to a public meeting at the West Roxbury Library tonight at 6 p.m. being hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. In the attached flyer officials let it be known how they would like residents help in improving one of West Roxbury's most used playgrounds: "We are looking for interested community members to help us in determining how the Billings Field playground will look and function in the future. This playground renovation provides us with a unique opportunity to create a space for all. At the first meeting, a synopsis of recent design process will be given, a site…
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and L.L. Bean are offering free kayaking on the Charles River this summer.
What's better than kayaking on the Charles River - how about free kayaking on the Charles River? The Boston Parks and Recreation Department have teamed up with L.L. Bean to offer free kayaking on the Charles River launching from Millennium Park. L.L. Bean is providing two instructors and 14 kayaks for Saturday sessions open to ages 8 and older. This program is filling up quickly as all June dates are filled! Registration for the July dates will be available shortly at www.cityofboston.gov/parks.