Archive for Nature

Upcoming Free Programs at the Hitchcock Center

FREE Join us for seasonal nature and science programs each second Saturday of the month. Designed for children with their parents, these programs will explore cool topics in nature. No registration required. Groups of 6 or more please call ahead. with Patrick O’Roark *** Second Saturdays, September through December     Free       10am – 11am Saturdays, September

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Eagle Musical and Eagle Day!

Sunday June 4 at the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls. We hope you can come to the musical, celebrating Bald Eagle restoration, “Great to be an Eagle!” at 1 pm and other free events throughout the day! (facebook invite and flyer below.)   Here the schedule of the day’s fun, educational events:   10:30 am:

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Mount Tom Programs Sept. 10-13, 2016

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. Birds will our topic this week at Lake Bray.  MEET AT LAKE BRAY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1:00 p.m. HIKE TO LOST BOULDER.  This 2 hour hike will travel to the Lost Boulder. Who knows what other lost natural items we will find along the way. Bring

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Earthwork Programs

Earthwork Programs Wilderness Extravaganza–4th Annual! A Weekend of 5 Wilderness Skills Workshops! Attend All, Some or Just One! Saturday, September 24 & Sunday, September 25 For Families, Adults & Teens Conway, MA Saturday, 9/24 9:00-12:00 The Skill of the Knife WS 1 $45/adult, $25/child prepaid 1:00-4:00 Wild Edibles WS 2 $50/adult, $30/child prepaid 5:00-8:00 Primitive Cooking

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Hitchcock Center Fall Classes

Homeschool 1 Mammals Cost Hitchcock Center Fall 2016 Ages 6-8 Limit 12 students Katie Koerten, Teacher. Classes Tuesday September 13, 30, Oct 4, 11, 18, Nov 1, 8, 22, 29 and December 6, 2016 10am to 2pm Tuesdays  (10 classes) New Location Hampshire College by Red Barn 845 West Street, Amherst, MA Notes: Member $420

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Here are the programs for next week at Mt. Tom.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. This one hour program will focus on the Turtles that live in and around Lake Bray. Learn how these reptiles have survived for the last 250 million years. MEET AT LAKE BRAY SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 1:00 p.m. BEAU BRIDGE HIKE. This 2 hour hike will travel

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Earthworks programs

AUGUST 22 through AUGUST 26 Join us in Alaska for a 5-day, 4-night Wilderness Intensive Get certified in wilderness first aid and learn wilderness survival skills surrounded by the Talkeetna Mountain Range. DO NOT MISS THIS INTRODUCTORY PRICE! $1200 includes airfare from Anchorage, AK to the Talkeetna Lodge EMAIL FRANK RIGHT NOW! Teens & Preteens

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Upcoming Free Programs at Mt. Tom

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. MEET AT LAKE BRAY. This week we will be looking for the many different kinds of salamanders that live in and around the lake while keeping nature in balance. SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 1:00 p.m. HIKE THE D.O.C. TRAIL. This moderately strenuous 2 hour hike will travel

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Mt. Tom Programs

Mt. Tom Programs All right winter is over, time to enjoy nature. Lots of hikes are planned. Some old time programs and some new ones like the Nature for Homeschoolers. For more information please call 527-4805. Mt. Tom State Reservation is located on the Holyoke/Easthampton, MA. line with entrances on Rts. 5 and 141.  

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Athol Bird & Nature Club Field Trips & Meetings 2016

The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 Friday, April 29, 7:00pm Petersham Town Hall Presented by Petersham Historical Society With special guest Shira Gladstone of Historic New England Enjoy this special annual meeting program featuring images, stories, news, and film.   Saturday April 30 9:00 am (Athol) 10:00 (Oxbow NWR) Early Dragonflies and more Join

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