Calendar

2017

Jun 1 - 10:55pm - Jul 30 - 11:59pm
The Great Barrington Land Conservancy (GBLC) is launching our first annual free photo contest. Anyone can submit up to ten photos of Great Barrington landscapes (or closeups!), in any season, by July 30, 2017 including photos taken before now.
Jun 7 - 7:00am - Jun 28 - 7:00pm

Bird Lake Mansfield / Weds. in June / 7AM & 6PM

The lake and conservation forest at Lake Mansfield are teaming with early summer bird activity of our locally nesting species. We will look for orioles, mourning warbler, Great Blue Heron, Pileated woodpecker, Brown creeper and many more.  Bring your binocs and field guides.  Learn about resources provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology for identification and recording. Meet at the beach area parking lot.

Jun 10 - 8:30am - Jul 1 - 10:00am

RUN!!! 

Join an informal South County Running Group on Saturday Mornings for group runs. All levels welcome! Meet at the Beach Area parking lot on Lake Mansfield Road, Great Barrington.  Maps available with different routes and distances. For more information email southcountyruns@gmail.com 
 

Jun 17 - 10:00am - Aug 3 - 12:00pm

GBLC announces formation of 'Friends of the Pfeiffer Arboretum' to assist with the trail reconstruction and to provide year-round stewardship. 

If you would like to help please copy and paste the following questions (and your responses!) in an email:info@GBLand.org

1.      Name/ Email / Address / Phone number

2.      Have you volunteered with GBLC before? If so, when

Jun 19 - 6:00pm - Jun 26 - 6:00pm

Senate Clean Energy Future Tour

Senator Pacheco and the Senate Global Warming Committee in the legislature have launched a public hearing series to get Massachusetts residents’ input on clean energy and the climate crisis. They want to know how we think the legislature should “keep our state healthy, sustainable and strong.”

The Upcoming Tour Dates Are:

Jun 25 - 4:00pm - Jun 25 - 6:00pm

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire (CDCSB) will host a free screening of the newly released documentary, “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City,” on Sunday, June 25, at the Triplex Cinema in Great Barrington, beginning at 4 pm. The film will be followed by a discussion and refreshments.

Jul 3 - 8:00am - Jul 28 - 8:00am

There is no better way to start a summer day!

Jul 15 - 9:00am - Jul 15 - 11:00am
Saturday  7/15/17  Tree Walk At River Walk    9am/FREE Guided walk with Tom Ingersoll Meet at the Du Bois River Garden at River Walk in Great Barrington to join in a guided exploration of the riverine forest. This event is sponsored by Great Barrington Land Conservancy in support of River Walk. To Learn more about Tom, visit https://www.ingersolllandcare.com/ To pre-register email: info@GBland.org
Jul 22 - 10:30am - Jul 22 - 7:00pm

Come celebrate Great Barrington's connection with the Appalachian Trail. Join DCR MassParks staff and Great Barrington Trails & Greenways partners. Volunteer, hike, and picnic with A.T. Maintainers and Hikers.  Parking for the event will be offered at the main entrance for Beartown State Forest near the boat ramp on Benedict Pond Rd. in Monterey.

Sep 9 - 10:00am - Sep 9 - 12:00pm

Explore the complexities of riverside trail development through the lens of Great Barrington River Walk where 30 years of community volunteerism and vision have resulted in community access along a stellar National Recreation Trail and rehabilitated river bank.  Peter Jensen will illustrate the key components to sound riverside trail development.

Sep 10 - 4:00pm - Sep 10 - 7:00pm

Hullabaloo! Won't you come, too?

Save the Date: Sunday, Sept. 10th, for GBLC's 2nd Annual Hullabaloo celebration, and annual general meeting. Light fare, cash bar, music and happy hubbub...

Sep 24 - 10:00am - Sep 24 - 11:00am

Sunday  September 24th / 10am-11am / Free

Meet at the DuBois River Garden at River Walk. Join Environmental Educator Elia Del Molino to tour this designated National Recreation Trail to discover its historic, cultural and ecological significance. Pre-registration suggested. Email info@gbtrails.org

Oct 1 - 8:00am - Oct 1 - 11:30am

Join us for the 7th Annual Run for the Hills 5k/10k Race & (Free) 1k Kids Fun Run. Located at Kilpatrick Athletic Center at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, runners and walkers will enjoy the beauty of the Berkshire fall foliage on the rolling hills of the race route. All proceeds support GBLC (Great Barrington Land Conservancy)...

Oct 1 - 10:00am - Oct 1 - 11:00am

Sunday October 1st  / 10am-11am / Free

Meet at the DuBois River Garden at River Walk. Join Environmental Educator Elia Del Molino to tour this designated National Recreation Trail to discover its historic, cultural and ecological significance. Pre-registration suggested. Email info@gbtrails.org