GBLC, in partnership with Greenagers and Westfield River Wild, will present the Wild and Scenic Rivers Film Festival at the Triplex Cinema in Great Barrington, celebrating the Westfield River's 25th anniversary of being designated a Wild & Scenic river. This coincides the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Federal Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Increasing awareness of the ecological and recreational values of our rivers is one of our primary goals.
Saturday April 14th
12pm -1pm: Create a banner for the earth sciences (materials provided)
1pm - 2p,: Join the world-wide March for Science in Gt Barrington
Pre-registration suggested. For more information email@example.com
Now is the time for ACTION! Join the River Walk March for Science to demonstrate your commitment to science education and a science based understanding our natural world.
Volunteer / Family Activities
7:30 AM and 6 PM
On Thursdays in June, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., River Walk Volunteer Workdays provide a weekly opportunity for community members to contribute to the care of the trail. Special projects will be planned for some Thursdays (e.g. Waddle Fence).
Join us on June 10, 1-4 p.m., for a savory day of guided tours, talks and tastings!
Join us for Morning Yoga at beautiful Lake Mansfield in Great Barrington every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in July, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
W. E. B. Du Bois’s special connection to rivers and environmental justice provides a unique lens through which to view his more well-known accomplishments. Featured will be MaryNell Morgan’s vocal interpretation of the Sorrow Songs. Also, readings from Du Bois’s 1930 speech on the Housatonic River, Langston Hughes’s The Negro Speaks of Rivers, and Du Bois’s activism surrounding the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927.