River Walk and W.E.B. Du Bois
The Appalachian Mountain Club’s Outdoors Magazine recognizes River Walk’s W.E.B. Du Bois location along with other walks featuring noted literary figures, such as Rachel Carson, Henry David Thoreau, and Walt Whitman. We are honored to be in their company. CLICK
September 11, 2017
Visit Du Bois exhibit
W.E.B. Du Bois: Champion of Rivers at Home and Around the World. Du Bois River Garden Park. CLICK
September 10, 2017
Considering the recent escalation of knotweed along the Housatonic River corridor, River Walk would like to share what we have learned, while working for twenty years to manage this exotic-invasive plant.
September 9, 2017
Thanks River Walk Trailmaster Peter Jensen
for telling us about the complexities and accomplishments of riverside trails on September 9, 2017, and for taking us down memory lane as we learned how River Walk’s one-of-a-kind trail experience came about. CLICK
September 8, 2017
Save the Dates! More Events Planned for River Walk
Following on our March for Science, Month of Birding, Tree Walk, Riverside Music Connects, and Riverside Trails Workshop, lots more community events are planned for 2017
Sundays Sept. 17th, 24th, & Oct. 1st Interpretive Stroll on the River Walk with Elia Del Molino.
August 2, 2017
Tom Ingersoll’s Guided Tree Walk
Thank you! Tom Ingersoll, for guiding us through River Walk’s riverine forest on July 15, 2017, and telling us all about our native trees. Those of us lucky enough to walk along will never see River Walk in the same way again. CLICK
July 15, 2017
Thank you! Greenagers
Thank you Greenagers for volunteering a day on the River Walk in June and for sending a hearty crew in July to prepare and install 200 feet of coir logs for our bio-engineered riverbank stabilization, generously funded by Great Barrington’s Community Preservation Act. CLICK
July 7, 2017
Celebrate National Trails Day at River Walk
Saturday June 3, 2017 9am-1:30pm
May 27, 2017
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 info@GBLand.org or CLICK
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 email@example.com 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
River Walk is open. Join us!
The trail is open for the spring, summer and autumn seasons. Want to volunteer? We welcome individuals or special groups. CLICK
April 21, 2017