A Different View of the Quincy Quarries

On Dec. 1, Les Tyrala, a registered geologist and NepRWA board member, led a small group on a tour of the Quincy Quarries. While Les’ geology talk was fascinating, one couldn’t ignore the brilliant graffiti throughout the site.    

Birds, Seen and Heard, at Fowl Meadow

During the early morning hours of May 14, NepRWA board member, Les Tyrala, led a group of 14 bird watchers through Fowl Meadow (along Burma Road from Paul’s Bridge to the south edge of marsh), which is within the western portion of the DCR Blue Hills Reservation. They observed and / or heard 45 species […]

Fall Birding Walk Tally

It was a perfect late fall morning, as NepRWA board member, Les Tyrala, led a few adventurous souls on a bird walk along the lower Blue Hills trails.  Their tally includes the following: Canada Goose – 3 Mallards – 7 Red-tailed Hawk – 1 Downy Woodpecker – 3 Blue Jay – 1 American Crow – […]

Geologist Les Tyrala Unveils Deep Past at Lower Mills

Last Wednesday evening, geologist Les Tyrala of Quincy, a NepRWA board member, took twenty-odd guests on a rock hunt around Lower Mills, where the river squeezes through the former Baker Chocolate Factory at the head of tidewater between Milton and Dorchester.