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Urban Safari : Strandbeest on Crane Beach

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

The TED talks got the Strandbeests a lot of publicity. So when, on August 22nd, the PEM folks said they were going to “release” a few of the Strandbeests onto [...]

Urban Safari : Blackhawks in Boston!!!

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

At 10 o’clock yesterday we heard that there were going to be Blackhawk helicopters in the Boston Common at 11. We didn’t need to know why, we just wanted to see [...]

Urban Safari : Spotting the Blue Angels

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Boston was treated to a Blue Angels fly-by on Tuesday. We debated over where in the city we should set up our photo gear, and decided that Castle Island in South Boston [...]

Urban Safari : Herons at Millennium Park

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Boston is an urban city, but lucky for us there is a lot of nature throughout its boundaries it. Places like the Emerald Necklace in the city and the Arnold Arboretum [...]

Urban Safari : Vernal Pool in Canton

April 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayMagazine crew spent the morning exploring a vernal pool at the Mildred Allen Morse Wildlife Sanctuary, part of the Mass Audubon site in Canton (MABA). [...]

Urban Safari : Turkey in Roslindale

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

We heard some unfamiliar “clucking” sounds this morning. Turns out, it was coming from a turkey that was up a tree! We watched it fly onto the roof (having never [...]

Urban Safari : Red Tail Hawk on Cummins

March 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Across the way from us on Cummins Highway are a few tall evergreens. Every so often, a hawk would perch on the very top and survey the area looking for its next meal. The [...]

Urban Safari : Birdblind in Wenham

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

We went and spent the day at photographer Andrew Martinez and Candy’s place in Wenham. Carolyn wanted to pick Candy’s brain about something and others wanted [...]

Urban Safari: The Fens

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Fens in the Back Bay is one of the gems of the Emerald Necklace and a treasure of Boston. It is also the latest expedition in our Urban Safari series. Frederick Law [...]
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