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Climate Change & Your Community

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This program is a continuation of our "Climate Change & Your Community" series, which highlights climate challenges and solutions right here at home. The rallying cry "Think Global, Act Local" is just as relevant as ever, as the challenges of climate change are impacting the Valley. How does the way we use the land in…

Climate Change & Your Community: Berkshire Linkages

This program is a continuation of our "Climate Change & Your Community" series, which highlights climate challenges and solutions right here at home. The rallying cry "Think Global, Act Local" is just as relevant as ever, as the causes and challenges of climate change are "unequivocal" (according to the 6th assessment report recently released by…

Climate Change & Your Community: Mount Holyoke Range

This continuation of our "Climate Change & Your Community" series highlights climate challenges and solutions right here at home. The rallying cry "Think Global, Act Local" is just as relevant as ever, as the causes and challenges of climate change are "unequivocal" according to the 6th assessment report released this year by the Intergovernmental Panel…

“Nature’s Best Hope” With Dr. Doug Tallamy

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This program is the first in Kestrel's 2022 Ecological Solutions for Climate Change Speaker Series. Everyone has a significant role to play in the future of the natural world. Join Dr. Doug Tallamy to learn about an approach to conservation that starts in your own yard. On Thursday, February 24 at 6:30 pm (Eastern Standard…

Addressing Climate Change With Land Conservation and Stewardship

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This program is the second of Kestrel’s 2022 Ecological Solutions for Climate Change Speaker Series. The rallying cry "Think Global, Act Local" is just as relevant as ever, as the causes and challenges of climate change are "unequivocal" according to the 6th assessment report recently released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). We…

Climate Change and the Pace of Seasons in the Valley

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This program is the third of Kestrel’s 2022 Ecological Solutions for Climate Change Speaker Series. Is spring coming earlier in the Valley or does it just feel that way? The chorus of peepers in March, burst of red maple blossoms in April, or call of red-winged blackbirds in May are all familiar signs of spring…

Old Trees of Whately Woods With Bob Leverett

Whately Woods Whately

On Saturday, June 25, 10 am - noon, old-growth forest expert and educator, Bob Leverett, will be our guide on a walk in the Whately Woods, Kestrel’s newest Neighborhood Nature Retreat located a half mile from Whately’s historic town center. The land on this expansive, 120-acre conservation area holds a highly diverse forest that includes…

Wildlife in a Changing Climate: Protecting Freshwater Species Beyond Fish

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This program is the first of Kestrel’s 2023 Wildlife & Wild Plants in a Changing Climate Speaker Series. There are over 5,000 freshwater habitats in Massachusetts that support a myriad of species, including plants, fishes, amphibians, birds, mammals, and insects, including many species under threat. At the same time, more species are growing more dependent…

Wild Plants in a Changing Climate: Resilience in New England Wildflowers

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This program is the second of Kestrel’s 2023 Wildlife & Wild Plants in a Changing Climate Speaker Series. New England is home to some 2,500 native plant species, hundreds of which are considered endangered or threatened within our area. A rapidly changing climate is expected to further stress these plants—and perhaps many other species. What…

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 role in the future. Join us at the Kestrel House on Saturday, October 14th, 9:00-11:00 AM, when Jennifer Lovett, conservation biologist and author of Beavers…

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