July 27, 2017 Mariah

Art and Poetry Contest Winners Announced!

Today Berkshire Natural Resources Council announces the winners of the art and poetry contest, one of the special activities celebrating its 50th anniversary of landkeeping in the Berkshires.

 We invited the public to create original pieces of art and/or compose poetry with the theme,

What landkeeping in the Berkshires means to you? 

Thanks to all who participated and to our honorable jurors! Please enjoy our winning submissions!


Adult Artist-Painting

1st place

Nature, critters, discovery!

Jennifer Clark







Adult Artist-Photography

1st place

Peace (Olivia’s Overlook)

Gabrielle K. Murphy













Adult Artist-Photography

2nd place

Country Road

Robert Watroba







Adult Artist-Photography

3rd place

Toole Wildlife Preserve, Lenox- Preserved; Public Access Still in Progress

Ken Kelly






Young Poet

1st place


Kieran Caruso







Adult Poet

1st place

Let’s Just Go For a Walk

Laurel Joy Graceson