Dave Epstein

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Dave Epstein is a meteorologist, author and college instructor who works for WBZ-TV, and who formerly worked for WCVB-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society. He was an on-air meteorologist for more than twenty (20) years. He was awarded the AMS Seal of Approval in 1991.[citation needed] In 2006 he received the Ronald J. Prokopy Award for individuals who have provided exceptional support to the agriculture of Massachusetts.

Dave Epstein was on-air at WCVB-TV, the local American Broadcasting Company (ABC) affiliate in Boston, for 16 years and now free-lances for WGME in Portland, Maine. He began his television career in Burlington, Vermont at WVNY. He then went to Hartford, Connecticut, where he was one of the first employees of The New England Weather Service.

Epstein was born in Portland, Maine, graduated from Portland High School, and earned his Bachelor's Degree from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He studied meteorology at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont. He now teaches at Framingham State University and Colby College.[1]

Epstein is an avid gardener and columnist for several newspapers, including the Portland Press-Herald[1] and the Boston Globe.[2] In 2004, Epstein founded Bloomscapes, a landscape design company. In 2006, he founded GrowingWisdom.com, an online video website for homeowner-gardeners and landscape professionals. In 2008 he published his first book Gardens of New England (Twin Lights Publishing).

In September of 2014, he joined WBZ-TV in Boston.[3]


  1. ^ a b "David Epstein, blogger". Portland Press-Herald. Archived from the original on April 25, 2013. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ Epstein, David (May 25, 2013). "Raw and cold now, but Memorial day looks nearly perfect". Boston.com. The Boston Globe. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pleasant Week Ahead". 21 September 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 

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