Apr 29 - 10:00am - Apr 29 - 1:00pm

Join friends and neighbors for a fun day of community action

Meet at the Beach, gloves recommended.

Bring tools: rakes, wheelbarrows, hand trowels …

And enthusiasm!

May 2 - 12:45pm - May 2 - 2:15pm

Join Great Barrington Land Conservancy birders, Sharon Siter and Christine Ward and warm up your birding skills for spring! We will present a Birding ID program that will include slides of common and rarer birds to been seen in Berkshire County, both at your feeder and in the field. Information on birding resources and guided birding walks will also be provided.

May 3 - 7:30am - May 31 - 6:00pm

Meet at the Dresser Ave River Walk entrance 7:30 AM and 6 PM, two chances each Thursday in May to join a guided bird walk. River Walk is now an eBird hot spot!

May 3 - 9:30am - Aug 29 - 11:30am

On Thursdays in May, June & July  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).

Pre-registration suggested:

Learn more about River Walk

Jun 10 - 1:00pm - Jun 10 - 4:00pm

Sun. June 10th 1-4 PM / meet at W.E.B Du Bois River Park for a savory day of guided walks, talks and tastings!  Meet Russ Cohen, author of Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten and join us to taste and learn about wild edibles.

Jul 2 - 8:00am - Aug 31 - 10:00am

Bring a yoga mat and join us for Morning Yoga at beautiful Lake Mansfield in Great Barrington every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in July and August  from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

certified yoga instructors / $10 per class suggested

A portion of the proceeds goes to support  GBLC/ LM

Jul 11 - 2:00pm - Jul 11 - 4:00pm

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.

Jul 14 - 10:00am - Jul 14 - 11:30am

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

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Jul 19 - 10:30am - Jul 19 - 12:30pm

10:30 AM / Meet at the W.E.B Du Bois River Park. Join Heather Cupo to discover a wide array of pollinators being supported by our native plants. Go on a treasure hunt to find precious pollinators along the Housatonic River Walk.

Jul 21 - 2:00pm - Jul 21 - 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.   All events are free and open to all.  Pre-register at

Sep 29 - 12:00pm - Sep 29 - 2:00pm

Come discover a special place in Great Barrington. Our guided walk will focus on tree and shrub identification as well the native birds and wildlife supported here.