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Kestrel Reads Book Discussion: “Braiding Sweetgrass”

Kestrel Land Trust House 37 Bay Road, Amherst, MA, United States

The New York Times best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants is an invitation to celebrate the gifts of the earth. Author Robin Wall…

Beavers: Our Allies in a Changing World

Kestrel Land Trust House 37 Bay Road, Amherst, MA, United States

As ecosystem engineers, beavers have been active in the North American landscape for millennia. Their ability to mitigate some effects of climate change suggests that beavers could play an important…

Kestrel Reads Book Discussion: Finding the Mother Tree

Kestrel Land Trust House 37 Bay Road, Amherst, MA, United States

Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest, grand prize winner of the 2021 Banff Mountain Book Competition, shows that a forest is not a mere collection of…

Reading the Forested Landscape with Tom Wessels in Westhampton

Greenberg Family Conservation Area 113 Southampton Road, Westhampton, MA, United States

Landscape is much more than scenery to be observed or terrain to be traveled. Imprinted into the land is the history of how we and other species have inhabited it,…

Kestrel Reads Book Discussion Group: “The Trees in My Forest”

Kestrel Land Trust House 37 Bay Road, Amherst, MA, United States

Looking for your next good read? Join us for Kestrel Reads, a quarterly discussion group to help you delve deeper into books about nature, environmental issues, and people's relationship to the land. For our Autumn nonfiction selection, we'll discuss The Trees In My Forest, winner of the New England Book Award for Best Nonfiction Book.…

Kestrel Reads Book Discussion: “Bewilderment”

Kestrel Land Trust House 37 Bay Road, Amherst, MA, United States

Looking for your next good read? Join us for Kestrel Reads, a quarterly discussion group to help you delve deeper into books about nature, environmental issues, and people's relationship to…

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