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Guided Hike on Yokun Ridge, Pittsfield/Lenox

When: Saturday, June 11, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm   Where: Out-and-back hike from Bousquet Mountain to Mahanna Cobble and Yokun Seat  Distance: Approximately 6 miles total  Difficulty: Difficult (moderate pace, significant elevation changes)  Description: Join us in hiking the northern section of The High Road on Yokun Ridge. We’ll begin the hike…

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…

Partners complete conservation of Parsons Marsh & Undermountain Valley

October 26, 2017 Berkshire Natural Resources Council purchased the northern end of Parsons Marsh and 88 acres of forested land along Cliffwood Street and Undermountain Road on Tuesday, completing a long-planned initiative to conserve farmland, wildlife habitat and open space in Lenox’s iconic Undermountain Valley. The transactions are largely underwritten by a…