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This year's deer hunt is from Nov. 28 to Dec. 10. The general public is allowed in during the same time period.
DCR advises wearing hunter orange for safety.


Barred owls are commonly seen throughout the Quabbin watershed.


Sun rays peek through a narrow opening casting a golden hue on the landscape.


"Genious of the Swamp", (Great Blue Herons) by Dale Monette. Well researched. Beatufully written. Exquisite photos.

"Available now at: Trailhead in Orange, Haley's in Athol, Petersham Country Store, New Salem General Store,
Toadstool bookstores in Peterborough, Nashua, Keene.

(Currrently $29.95, but an increase is being considered due to increased printing costs.)