massachusetts department of Conservation and Recreation http://wamc.org en Berkshire Firefighters Return After Battling Wildfires in West http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-firefighters-return-after-battling-wildfires-west <p>Three firefighters from western Massachusetts are back home after fighting forest fires in the western United States.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:05:46 +0000 Jim Levulis 73052 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Firefighters Return After Battling Wildfires in West Mass. DCR Announces Quarantine to Halt Spread of Invasive Insect http://wamc.org/post/mass-dcr-announces-quarantine-halt-spread-invasive-insect <p></p><p>The Masscahusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced today a bold step in preventing the spread of an invasive insect.&nbsp; Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard has more…</p><p>At the DCR’s headquarters in Pittsfield Thursday morning, Commissioner Ed Lambert made an announcement on action that will be taken to control the serious threat of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer….</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:09:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 58297 at http://wamc.org Mass. DCR Announces Quarantine to Halt Spread of Invasive Insect