Year: 2017

Save the Dates! More Events Planned for River Walk

Following on our March for Science, Month of Birding, and Riverside Music Connects, lots more community events are planned for 2017

Sat. July 15th     Tree Walk with Tom Ingersoll:
9am-11am. A guided exploration of the riverine forest.

Sat. Sept. 9th     Riverside Trails Forum with Peter Jensen:
10am-12pm. Learn about the complexities and accomplishments of riverside trail development.

Sundays Sept. 17th, 24th, & Oct. 1st Interpretive Stroll on the River Walk with Elia Del Molino:
10am-11am. Tour this designated National Recreation Trail and discover its historic, cultural and ecological significance. CLICK

June 1, 2017

Calling All Photographers!

First Annual GBLC Photo Contest 2017

The Great Barrington Land Conservancy (GBLC) is launching our first annual free photo contest. Anyone can submit up to ten photos of Great Barrington landscapes (or closeups!), in any season, by July 30, 2017 including photos taken before now. CLICK

May 30, 2017

Celebrate National Trails Day at River Walk

Saturday June 3, 2017   9am-1:30pm
Hikes, Paddle, History Walk, Children’s activity and Community Potluck Picnic/ FREE
Meet at the Du Bois River Garden Park (corner of Church and River Streets in Great Barrington) to explore the natural landscape through a variety of activities–hiking, paddling, history walk and a riverside activity for children. Potluck picnic at 12:30. For more information, CLICK, contact Christine Ward or CLICK

May 27, 2017

Riverside Music at River Walk

Saturday May 20, 2017

Thank you Sam Rosen and all the musicians for helping us celebrate spring with riverside music in the Du Bois River Park and along the downstream trail. A great time was had by all. CLICK

May 20, 2017

Guided Birding on the River Walk

Guided Birding at Great Barrington River Walk
Wednesdays, May 24 and 31, 2017, at 7 AM and/or 6 PM.

Grab your binoculars as we capture spring bird activity along the Housatonic River corridor.
Join Christine Ward and Sharon Siter for a morning or evening guided birding tour.

Contact Christine Ward at CLICK

May 3, 2017

March for Science

On April 22, 2017, two hundred Berkshire scientists, science teachers, science advocates, and the Berkshire Stompers brass band joined the world-wide March for Science and its 600+ satellite marches to demonstrate our passion for science and sound a call to support and safeguard the scientific community.  CLICK

April 22, 2017