I have noticed a very small hummingbird sucking nectar from a basket of wishbone flowers near my back door.  Watching it closely, I realized that it was not a bird but a type of hawk moth, Macroglossum stellatarum, or a hummingbird hawk moth.  Because it has a long proboscis and hovers near blossoms, making a…

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Everyone loves trees!  The serene greenness of a forest is soothing.  It’s beautiful.  It is something to be enjoyed, photographed and hiked through. What does an acre of forested land really do for us?  Quite a lot, it turns out.  Each acre provides environmental services that, if had to be paid for otherwise, would cost…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Hosts Calendar Release Party Event Celebrates Local Photographers Capturing the Beauty of the Region Whitinsville, MA – (August 23, 2016) – In celebration of its new 2017 Blackstone Heritage Corridor Calendar featuring the work of 10 local photographers, Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. (BHC) is hosting a Calendar Release Party on Wednesday, October…

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Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charlene Perkins Cutler, Executive Director 508-234-4242 ccutler@BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org        Blackstone Heritage Corridor Releases Strategic Plan for Public Comment Whitinsville, MA (August 1, 2016) – Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. (BHC) has developed a ten-year strategic plan and is inviting the public to review and comment on it. “A great…

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