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Free Wild Edibles Walk at Unity Park | Turners Falls | May 19

May 16 2019
Free Wild Edibles Walk at Unity Park Sunday, May 19, 1:00-2:30pm
Unity Park, Turners Falls, MA
Hosted by Great Falls Apple Corps
Facebook event details:
“The Great Falls Apple Corps is hosting a free Wild Edibles Walk on Sunday, May 19th at Unity Park in [continue reading]

Biocitizen Will Help you Certify Your Local Vernal Pool

May 16 2019
Salamanders, newts and wood frogs depend upon the vernal pools that appear during snow melt and vanish as the summer arrives.
If you’ve wondered where these neighbors are born, and where they return to make babies, this video is a perfect introduction:

Without these havens, our amphibian friends will disappear. [continue reading]

Valley Bird Festival | Easthampton | May 4

May 1 2019
Valley Bird Festival Saturday, May 4, 9:00am-2:00pm
Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Rd, Easthampton, MA
Tickets here:
Facebook event details:
“The Valley Bird Festival, sponsored by Mass Audubon and other Valley environmental organizations, is a free, fun-filled day of learning that features [continue reading]

The Butterfly Forest In Massachusetts That’s The Perfect Family Destination

Apr 6 2019
The Butterfly Forest In Massachusetts That’s The Perfect Family Destination “Can you imagine anything more magical that walking through a forest filled with colorful butterflies? That’s just what you’ll get when you visit Magic Wings Butterly Conservatory & Gardens. This enchanting indoor space is packed with gorgeous, real butterflies.”
Read more here:
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Vernal Pool Plunge: A a multi-day intensive training for people interested in becoming advocates for vernal pools in Western Massachusetts

Mar 14 2019
Vernal Pool Plunge Friday, April 26th: 5 – 9pm, (Lecture & Slide Show)
Saturday, April 27th: 9 – 3pm, Field day #1
Saturday, May 4th: 9 – 3pm, Field Day #2 and certification
Interested in becoming an advocate for vernal pools? The Hilltown Land Trust and Wild & Scenic Westfield River are [continue reading]

Arcadia Ecological Update | Easthampton | March 2

Feb 26 2019
Arcadia Ecological Update Hosted by Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary and Mass Audubon
Saturday, March 2, 10:00am-12:00pm
Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Rd, Easthampton, MA
Free event, although you can pre-register here .
Facebook event details:
Come see photos and videos of [continue reading]

Wonder of Wildflowers | Belchertown | February 10

Feb 8 2019
Wonder of Wildflowers Photo credit Nellie Wilson
Hosted by Friends of Quabbin Sunday, February 10, 2:00-3:00pm Quabbin Visitor Center, 485 Ware Rd, Belchertown, MA Facebook event details: In the dead of winter, it’s hard to imagine that trees will leaf out and wildflowers will bloom again. Anticipate spring and join [continue reading]

Wildlife Trail Camera Workshop

Jan 28 2019
Feb 2nd, 2019 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bullitt Reservation
332 Bullitt Road
Calling all wildlife enthusiasts! Join Sally Naser, Julie Richburg and Hilltown Land Trust for a talk about trail camera photography followed by a field excursion to set up trail cameras… [continue reading]

The Lost Forests of New England Film Screening | Amherst | January 23

Jan 16 2019
The Lost Forests of New England Film Screening Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West St, Amherst, MA
Register here .
Facebook event details:
What were New England’s woodlands like prior to 1600? What do the [continue reading]

Bald Eagle numbers are on the rise in Massachusetts following Quabbin Reservoir nesting project

Dec 15 2018 [continue reading]

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