Mark Blazis from the Worcester Telegram & Gazette has an informative article about tick safety:
If you needed extra incentive to get out on our trails, here’s an interesting article from Health Science about the health benefits of hiking:
Today at 4:02 PM EDT, the season officially changes and our thoughts turn to long hikes that end with steaming mugs of mulled cider. While the Worcester area is still a week or two from peak foliage, it pays to plan ahead. We have prominent stands of maples at Nick’s Woods, Cascade West & Southwick Pond. Happy leaf-peeping!
A wonderful Telegram & Gazette piece on Worcester’s East-West Trail and its development status. Partners Park Spirit, Worcester DPW&P, & GWLT have worked on this effort for years. Kudos to Park Spirit for their promotion of this resource!