Engage in Community-Based Learning & Service: Become a Pet Foster Family

Dec 7 2014
Engage in some furry family community service by becoming a foster family for a local animal shelter or humane society! Cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, and even birds await foster placements all over western Massachusetts, and providing a foster home to pets waiting adoption is a fantastic way to not only enjoy some animal [continue reading]

Diverse Range of Animals & Resources in Western Mass Support Community Based Education

Aug 6 2014
A common theme throughout childhood, animals are part fascinating and part learning opportunity – and the best way to learn about them is by seeing them in real life. No need to travel around the globe to see interesting specimens – local community-based resources here in western Massachusetts present families with a wide array of [continue reading]

WebCam Catches Peregrine Falcons Nesting Atop UMass Amherst

May 13 2013
Peregrine Falcons Nesting Atop UMass Amherst Did you know that UMass Amherst’s W.E.B. Du Bois Library is home to a pair of Peregrine falcons? You might think that’s an odd place to live, but Peregrines love to nest on tall buildings! The nest box was installed in 2003 on top of the Library and has [continue reading]

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