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Summit Hike for Art Lovers with Lewis Bryden

Skinner State Park 10 Skinner State Park Rd, Hadley, MA, United States

NOTE: Due to potential rain & thunder forecasted for Saturday morning, this event has been RESCHEDULED for SUNDAY, JUNE 25. If the beauty of the Valley inspires you, or you're a lover of art, join us for an exclusive Art Hike on Sunday, June 25 from 9:30 am - 11 am. Renowned plein air artist…

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Fall Hawk Watch at the Summit

Skinner State Park 10 Skinner State Park Rd, Hadley, MA, United States

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST! As the season begins to change, a great migration gets underway as birds large and small head out for warmer climates. Join U.S. Forest Service Wildlife Biologist Dave King for our annual fall Hawk Watch on the summit of Mount Holyoke on Sunday, September 17 from…

Stories in Stone: A Hike with Geologist Richard Little

Holyoke, MA Holyoke, MA, United States

The ancient stories of the Pioneer Valley's formation are written in the stone that forms our landscape. Geologist Richard Little knows how to read those stories, and will share them…

Hawk Watching at Mt. Holyoke: Learning with the Land

Skinner State Park 10 Skinner State Park Rd, Hadley, MA, United States

Thousands of hawks of all kinds fly over the Pioneer Valley on their way to their wintering grounds to the south every fall. One of the best places to view this great migration is from the summit of the Mount Holyoke Range. Join Dave King, PhD, wildlife biologist with the U.S. Forest Service and professor…

Hiking for Health: Mount Norwottuck

Amherst, MA Amherst, MA, United States

As Autumn advances and ushers in cooler, crisper weather, here's a chance to get out for a vigorous small-group hike led by a Kestrel staff member to a local peak…

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…

Hiking for Health: Mount Norwottuck

Mount Norwottuck

As Spring arrives, would you like to get your blood flowing and enjoy a “peak” experience in a conservation area close to home? It may be a local peak or a trail that's new to you! Join us for our first Hiking for Health event of 2022 on Saturday, April 16 from 9:00 am to…

Breakfast & Birding at Kestrel’s Home on the Range

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

Celebrate spring with birdsong, good company, and nourishing food! Join us on World Migratory Bird Day, Saturday, May 14, at Kestrel's new Home on the Range in Amherst to explore the forest edges and pond area and learn about migratory and resident birds. Your expert guides to the season’s avian visitors will be David Peake-Jones…

Spring Wildflowers on the Mount Holyoke Range

Mount Holyoke Range

The Mount Holyoke Range, a conservation treasure in our backyard, offers many opportunities to explore nature.  Join us on Saturday, May 20, 1:00 - 3:00pm, as botanist Peter Curtis leads…

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