Friends of the Blue Hills http://friendsofthebluehills.org Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:22:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Donate to the 35 Years and Counting Campaign http://friendsofthebluehills.org/35-years/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/35-years/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:17:11 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7101 Please join people like Laura Beebe and donate to the ’35 Years and Counting’ Campaign’ to make sure all of us can continue to enjoy the Blue Hills for years to come.

 

 

With your donation, you are joining a proud 35-year tradition of protecting the park.

With your support today, you will help:

  • Maintain the trails so everyone can explore the park
  • Remove invasive species that so that everyone can enjoy healthy forests
  • Celebrate the park… so that people can visit the park for 35 years… and beyond.

Please donate to the’35 [...]]]> Please join people like Laura Beebe and donate to the ’35 Years and Counting’ Campaign’ to make sure all of us can continue to enjoy the Blue Hills for years to come.

Donate Now!

 

 

With your donation, you are joining a proud 35-year tradition of protecting the park.

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New Board member Laura Beebe donated to the ’35 Years and Counting’ Campaign.

With your support today, you will help:

  • Maintain the trails so everyone can explore the park
  • Remove invasive species that so that everyone can enjoy healthy forests
  • Celebrate the park… so that people can visit the park for 35 years… and beyond.

Please donate to the’35 Years and Counting’ Campaign’ today!

The Friends of the Blue Hills is a 501 (C) (3) non profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

 

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Woodcock Walk in Fowl Meadow http://friendsofthebluehills.org/wookcock-walk-in-fowl-meadow/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/wookcock-walk-in-fowl-meadow/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:21:12 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7097 Saturday Evening, March 28, 6:00 pm – Woodcock Walk in Fowl Meadow

FBH joint walk with Brookline Bird Club. Hike 1 mile to witness the spring mating flight of the American Woodcock. Bring binoculars. 2 hours. Meet at Paul’s Bridge parking lot on Neponset Valley Pkwy. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Saturday Evening, March 28, 6:00 pm – Woodcock Walk in Fowl Meadow

FBH joint walk with Brookline Bird Club. Hike 1 mile to witness the spring mating flight of the American Woodcock. Bring binoculars. 2 hours. Meet at Paul’s Bridge parking lot on Neponset Valley Pkwy. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Blue Hills Bird Walk http://friendsofthebluehills.org/blue-hills-brid-walk/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/blue-hills-brid-walk/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:19:46 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7096 Saturday, March 28, 8:00 am – Blue Hills Bird Walk

FBH joint walk with Brookline Bird Club. Several short hikes, each about one mile, the first of which is steep, to look for early spring migrants. Beginners are welcome. Bring binoculars and bird book. 4.5 hours. Meet at the small parking lot on Chickatawbut Road just off Randolph Ave. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Saturday, March 28, 8:00 am – Blue Hills Bird Walk

FBH joint walk with Brookline Bird Club. Several short hikes, each about one mile, the first of which is steep, to look for early spring migrants. Beginners are welcome. Bring binoculars and bird book. 4.5 hours. Meet at the small parking lot on Chickatawbut Road just off Randolph Ave. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Houghton Section Hike http://friendsofthebluehills.org/houghton-section-hike/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/houghton-section-hike/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:18:03 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7095 Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:00 am – Houghton Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7-mile hike on a variety of trails with several views and lunch atop Buck Hill. 5 hours. Meet at Houghton’s Pond lot. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:00 am – Houghton Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7-mile hike on a variety of trails with several views and lunch atop Buck Hill. 5 hours. Meet at Houghton’s Pond lot. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Chickatawbut Section Snowshoe/Hike http://friendsofthebluehills.org/chickatawbut-section-hike/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/chickatawbut-section-hike/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:16:35 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7094 Saturday, Feb. 8, 10:00 am – Chickatawbut Section Snowshoe/Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. Snowshoe 6 miles in the most remote area of the Blue Hills, or hike 7 miles in hilly areas if no snow. 5 hours. Meet at Shea Ice Rink. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Saturday, Feb. 8, 10:00 am – Chickatawbut Section Snowshoe/Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. Snowshoe 6 miles in the most remote area of the Blue Hills, or hike 7 miles in hilly areas if no snow. 5 hours. Meet at Shea Ice Rink. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Eastern Section Snowshoe/ Hike http://friendsofthebluehills.org/eastern-section-hike/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/eastern-section-hike/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:14:36 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7093 Sunday, Jan. 18, 10:00 am – Eastern Section Snowshoe/Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. Snowshoe 6 miles over moderate terrain, or hike 7 miles in hilly areas if no snow. 5 hours. Meet at Shea Ice Rink. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Sunday, Jan. 18, 10:00 am – Eastern Section Snowshoe/Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. Snowshoe 6 miles over moderate terrain, or hike 7 miles in hilly areas if no snow. 5 hours. Meet at Shea Ice Rink. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Ponkapoag Pond Ski/ Hike http://friendsofthebluehills.org/ponkapoag-pond-hike/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/ponkapoag-pond-hike/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:13:23 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7092 Sunday, Jan. 3, 10:00 am – Ponkapoag Pond Ski/Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. Snowshoe 6 miles, or hike 8 miles if no snow, around pond. 5 hours. Meet at Ponkapoag Golf Course. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Sunday, Jan. 3, 10:00 am – Ponkapoag Pond Ski/Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. Snowshoe 6 miles, or hike 8 miles if no snow, around pond. 5 hours. Meet at Ponkapoag Golf Course. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Little Blue Hill Nature Walk http://friendsofthebluehills.org/little-blue-hill-walk/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/little-blue-hill-walk/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:11:52 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7091 Saturday, Dec. 13, 10:00 am – Little Blue Hill Nature Walk

FBH joint hike with AMC. 3 mile hike in the least-known section of the Blue Hills to look for signs of birds and animals in winter. 2 hours. Meet at rear of Park-&-Ride lot on Route 138. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Saturday, Dec. 13, 10:00 am – Little Blue Hill Nature Walk

FBH joint hike with AMC. 3 mile hike in the least-known section of the Blue Hills to look for signs of birds and animals in winter. 2 hours. Meet at rear of Park-&-Ride lot on Route 138. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Chickatawbut Section Hike http://friendsofthebluehills.org/chickatawbut-section-hike-2/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/chickatawbut-section-hike-2/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:10:23 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7090 Sunday, Dec. 7, 10:00 am – Chickatawbut Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7 mile hike in the wildest and most remote area of the Blue Hills. 5 hours. Meet at Shea Ice Rink. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Sunday, Dec. 7, 10:00 am – Chickatawbut Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7 mile hike in the wildest and most remote area of the Blue Hills. 5 hours. Meet at Shea Ice Rink. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Houghton Section Hike http://friendsofthebluehills.org/houghton-section-hike-2/ http://friendsofthebluehills.org/houghton-section-hike-2/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:09:06 +0000 http://friendsofthebluehills.org/?p=7089 Sunday, Nov. 16, 10:00 am – Houghton Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7 mile hike on a variety of trails with several views and lunch atop Buck Hill. 5 hours. Meet at Houghton’s Pond lot. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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Sunday, Nov. 16, 10:00 am – Houghton Section Hike

FBH joint hike with AMC. 7 mile hike on a variety of trails with several views and lunch atop Buck Hill. 5 hours. Meet at Houghton’s Pond lot. Leader: Steve Olanoff, 781-326-6585.

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