June 28, 2022 Mariah

The Easy Naturalist: Signs of Summer (self-guided walk) 

Engage in Observation and Discovery at Wild Acres, Pittsfield  A dot tailed whiteface dragonfly resting at Fountain Pond.jpg

Summertime is filled with unique seasonal wonders and mysteries. Enjoy a self-guided exploration of this short trail and learn the how and why of summer phenomena. What’s the difference between a dragonfly and a damsel fly? What insects can you hear, and how do they produce those sounds? These are just a few of the questions you will learn the answers to. This interpretation is family-friendly. This trail is considered easy and stroller friendly. 

The self-guided Easy Naturalist: Signs of Summer walk will be on display from Saturday, August 6 through Sunday, August 28 (dawn to dusk) at Wild Acres Park, Pittsfield.  

Wild Acres – Trailhead
S Mountain Rd, Pittsfield, MA 01201 

From Pittsfield: Take South Street. Turn right onto South Mountain Road. Look for trailhead on left in 1.3 miles.  

For questions email Charlotte at chood@bnrc.org  

This self-guided hike is in partnership with the Berkshire Atheneum, and the City of Pittsfield for the 2022 Summer Reading Theme: Read Beyond the Beaten Path.