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Guided Stroll at Bidwell Trails on Aug. 14
08:13AM / Friday, August 05, 2022
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MONTEREY, Mass. — Bidwell Board Member Richard Greene will lead a one-hour guided stroll of the Bidwell Tails on Aug. 14

The Bidwell property has nearly six miles of trails, running through the woods and along the Loom Brook. Those in attendance will learn about the flora and fauna found on the property. 

Those attending the walk are encouraged to dress accordingly for the uneven terrain. Food and drinks are also encouraged. 

Tour members will be informed 24 to 48 hours in advance If the walk has to be postponed or cancelled due to weather. The tour is free for house members and $10 for others. 

The walk is limited to 20 people and pre-registration on the

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Berkshire Natural Resources Council Receives State Conservation Grant
12:00PM / Monday, June 13, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The state awarded the Berkshire Natural Resources Council a Landscape Partnership Grant of $1,250,000 grant to conserve 836 acres in Monterey and Tyringham.   The grant will go toward the Mount Hunger Conservation project and the continued forest management of the area, expanding public access for passive recreation, and building climate resilience by adding to a connected conservation corridor of over 14,000 acres.   "Investing in these important projects will make our communities more resilient to climate change, protect critical drinking water supplies, and ensure communities benefit from access to open space," said Gov. Charlie Baker.

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Berkshire Farmers Markets Receive Grants
04:00PM / Thursday, June 02, 2022
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Berkshire Agricultural Ventures (BAV) has awarded $100,000 in grants to nine Berkshire area farmers markets to support SNAP matching programs.    In Berkshire County North Adams Farmers Market, Pittsfield Farmers Market, West Stockbridge Farmers Market, Lee Farmers Market, Great Barrington Farmers Market and Sheffield Farmers Market received grants.   "When we started farming, it was important for us to be able to produce great food for more than just a narrow segment of our community," said Michael Gallagher of Square Roots Farm (Lanesborough). "The market match programs at our markets in Pittsfield and North Adams have been a

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State Awards $1.3 Billion in Loans and Grants to Fund Wastewater and Drinking Water Projects
12:37PM / Sunday, May 15, 2022
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BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration announced that 183 projects across the Commonwealth are eligible to receive approximately $1.3 billion in low-interest-rate loans and grants to fund construction, planning and asset management projects designed to improve water quality, upgrade or replace aging drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and cut treatment plant energy use and costs.    These offerings include nearly $189 million in additional funding that Massachusetts expects to receive from federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and $100 million from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds this year.   "Wastewater and drinking water facilities play a

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Grant Supports Ecological Restoration and Climate Resilience in the Berkshires
05:12PM / Friday, April 22, 2022
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — On behalf of the Berkshire Clean, Cold and Connected (BCCC) Restoration Partnership, the Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) has entered into a three-year Cooperative Agreement with the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) to support healthy aquatic systems and address climate change in Berkshire County.   The Cooperative Agreement is expected to provide approximately $350,000 in grant funding to support a new BCCC Restoration Partnership Coordinator position based in HVA's Stockbridge office, and further aquatic habitat enhancement projects like culvert replacement and stream restoration.   Funds

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Mount Greylock Family Forest walk
04:17PM / Friday, April 15, 2022
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ADAMS, Mass. — There will be a Mountain Mindfulness: Family Forest Walk at the Mount Greylock State Reservation on April 16 as part of DCR's school vacation week state park programming.    The Baker-Polito Administration announced that the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will offer free and low-cost family-friendly programs during the upcoming April school vacation week.    "At DCR we know that the best way to celebrate spring is to get outside and enjoy nature, so the Baker-Polito Administration is especially pleased to be able to offer expanded programming across the state for the upcoming April school vacation week,"

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Great Barrington to Hold Earth Day Cleanup
04:00PM / Tuesday, April 12, 2022
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — To commemorate Earth Day this year, Great Barrington invites residents to join a roadside cleanup on Saturday, April 23, 8 a.m.-noon throughout Great Barrington and the Housatonic village.    Earth Day is the day before, April 22.   The town will provide free refuse bags, which can be picked up at Town Hall and Mason Library downtown and at Ramsdell Library in Housatonic, on clean-up day. The town will collect those that are filled and left along roadsides.   "This is a great opportunity for a community Earth Day event, and we hope everyone will come out for an hour or more to join neighbors in this cleanup," said Town Manager

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Berkshire Agricultural Ventures Expands Staff
08:32AM / Monday, March 28, 2022
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Berkshire Agricultural Ventures (BAV) recently added two new staff members to expand its capacity in two aspects of regional agriculture: meat processing and Climate-Smart Agriculture.   Jake Levin is the new Project Coordinator for BAV's Livestock Support Program. In this role, he will help implement and manage programs and services for livestock producers in the Berkshire-Taconic Region. Along with Kitchen Table Consultants, a nationally recognized farm business consulting firm, Jake will work with existing USDA-certified meat processing facilities in the region to expand their processing capacity and improve their profitability, reducing many of

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Simon's Rock Global Climate Education Initiative
01:21PM / Monday, March 21, 2022
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Bard College at Simon's Rock is joining more than 300 universities, high schools, and other organizations around the world to focus on climate change    On Sunday, March 27 through Thursday, March 31, Simon's Rock will host an open dialogue on the topic of "Climate Solutions and Justice" in Massachusetts.    Members of the public can attend remote events via the links in the brochure.   This will be one of many similar events held across the planet in late March, as part of the WorldWide Teach-in on Climate and Justice sponsored by Bard College in New York. Worldwide, from Austria to Alabama, Kyrgyzstan to Kentucky,

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Berkshire Community Land Trust Welcomes New Board Members
03:50PM / Tuesday, March 08, 2022
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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. The Berkshire Community Land Trust announced two additions to the Board of Trustees: Sarah Downie and Regi Wingo.   Downie Downie joins the Board as a professional representative. Downie is a partner in the law firm of Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP in New York City, where she concentrates her practice on pension and other employee benefit matters. She is recognized as a leading employee benefits lawyer in New York by Chambers USA, is named among Lawdragon's "500 Leading U.S. Employment Lawyers" and is recognized by Super Lawyers.    She served as Chair of the New York City Bar Association's Employee Benefits and Executive

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