Support our Pollinators!

Support our Pollinators!

The Monarch butterfly is an icon among pollinators - however the decline of vital plant species have put them, along with many other insects, at risk. Monarch butterflies have developed a specialist relationship with milkweed (Asclepias spp.), evolving to utilize the...

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Fireflies at Blessing of the Bay!

Fireflies at Blessing of the Bay!

Fireflies have arrived! In collaboration with Mystic River Watershed and DCR, Offshoots Inc. has just completed a new Art Installation at the Blessing of the Bay Meadow. Designed and built by local artist @carolynlcreative, the installation consists of 32 fireflies...

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Stacking functions with ecological noise barriers

Stacking functions with ecological noise barriers

Noise barriers are often costly and serve only a single purpose; we are excited to have discovered Ramo, a company that offers green barriers, a form of stacking ecological functions and integrating phytotechnology. Check out their website:...

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Mycofiltration Project

Mycofiltration Project

We’re so excited to announce we’ve been selected by MassDOT to conduct a yearlong research project concerning mycofiltration treatment for stormwater management. Mycofiltration is a nascent stormwater management technology that utilizes mycelium or fungal webs as...

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Completed Hood Construction

Completed Hood Construction

And that's a wrap! The Offshoots installation team has finished installing the Hood Park project located at 6 Stack Street! Here is a time-lapse of some of the installation.  [video width="1280" height="718"...

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Ipswich Middle Schoolers Get a Lesson in Ecology

Ipswich Middle Schoolers Get a Lesson in Ecology

The other week, Kate Kennen of Offshoots along with Joanne and Kylie from Studio MNLA ran an 'Ipswich Green Team' session for 6th through 8th graders at our New England Biolabs Childcare Facility Project. Students learned the importance of wetlands, native ecologies,...

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