Mar 16 - 11:38am - Apr 16 - 11:38am

Spring is coming and the amphibians need a hand. BEAT is looking to organize four amphibian crossing guard teams up and down the county. Do you like spending time with adorable animals and pretty decent people? How about appreciating the liminal beauty of early spring nights?

Apr 16 - 8:00am - Apr 19 - 5:00pm

An intensive 4 day project will bring improvements to the trails at Lake Mansfield in spring. Tuesday April 15th - Friday April 19th, our trail contractor, Peter Jensen will accommodate two trail improvement projects that will make the trails even more accessible for all. Peter will complete the accessible trail bed of the Loop Trail.

Apr 20 - 9:00am - Apr 20 - 2:00pm

River Walk EARTH DAY WORKDAY: We need you - it  takes a team of volunteers to keep the River Walk trail and greenway in tip top shape! Join the River Walk Team for this active spring day of trail work.   This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the trail and riverside habitat and the ongoing work to care for both.

Meet at the DuBois River Garden Park
at Church and River Streets, Great Barrington.

May 5 - 9:00am - May 5 - 2:00pm

Join friends and neighbors for a fun day of community action: trash pick-up, beach area spruce-up, forest challenge.

Meet at the Beach, gloves recommended.

Bring tools: rakes, wheelbarrows, hand trowels …

And enthusiasm!

May 18 - 2:00pm - May 18 - 4:30pm

Enjoy an invigorating hike within a New England woodland. Climb uphill through rich woodland and then downhill to Fountain Pond for a surprising view of Monument Mountain. Learn about native trees, wildflower and birds. Return on the same trail to Berkshire South.

Jul 20 - 2:00pm - Jul 20 - 7:00pm

Come celebrate Great Barrington's connection with the Appalachian Trail. A.T. Partners (ATC, AMC, MA DRC and GBLC) will be providing a full day of great events and a potluck picnic for all. Volunteer, hike, and picnic with A.T. Maintainers and Hikers.   All events are free and open to all.  Pre-register at See volunteer, guided hikes, and picnic info. below.