February 2018

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Collaboration Announced: Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Mass Audubon and the Town of Lenox Join Together to Create Long-Distance Hiking Trail

FOR RELEASE February 22, 2018     The Town of Lenox, Mass Audubon and Berkshire Natural Resources Council (BNRC) today announce their formal partnership in opening a long-distance through-hiking trail traversing Lenox Mountain, with a northern terminus at Mahanna Cobble, and a southern terminus at Olivia’s Overlook. At its February 21, 2018…

Spring Happenings Walk at Steepletop, New Marlborough, 04/28/2018

Search for spring happenings throughout the extensive wetlands of this beautiful Reserve. STEEPLETOP Saturday, April 28, 9:30am-12:00pm Difficulty: Easy (easy pace, little elevation changes) Description: Join us for a stroll around the wetlands of the Steepletop Reserve and search for spring happenings like buds breaking open with new leaves emerging, spring ephemerals…

05 Feb 2018

Mating Season for Coyotes, February 5, 2018

Coyote mating call video captured by Farmscape Ecology Program's Field Technician, Dylan Cipkowski. This morning at BNRC's Hollow Fields Reserve there was substantial evidence that two breeding adult coyotes had been prowling the property before sunrise. Mary Holland's Blog NATURALLY CURIOUS states that: "While coyotes form packs consisting of two breeding adults (the alpha pair) and up to eight offspring, they often are solitary hunters, leaving only one set of…