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Eagle Scouts Rebuild Wattle Fence at River Walk

During your River Walk meander you may happen across a new wattle fence on the upstream section. Built of aspen, cherry, and sumac this fence was the culmination of an Eagle Scout project which began back in July. The Boyscout that became an Eagle Scout was a youth named Dan from a Troop in Lee, MA. To accomplish the project he had to source materials, recruit his friends and fellow scouts, and organize the project's development.

Despite turning Virtual, annual race continues to emphasize land preservation, health goals

All proceeds go toward helping the small town land conservancy uphold its big mission: To preserve natural spaces, agricultural land and wildlife habitats within Great Barrington as well as to enhance recreational opportunities for residents and visitors through the creation of trails, walking paths and special programs.