March 31, 2021 Mariah

Family Self-Guided StoryWalk at The Boulders, Pittsfield

Hike the 1.25 miles and learn about the different shapes and sizes of animal noses!

WHERE/WHEN:
The StoryWalk® will be on display for a self-guided adventure from Saturday, April 17th – Sunday, April 25th (dawn to dusk) at The Boulders Reserve.

Noses come in all kinds of shapes and sizes that are just right for its particular animal host. Not only do most animals use their noses to breathe but for many animals, the sense of smell helps them find food, a mate, or even to know when danger is near! Mary Holland continues her photographic Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series by exploring many different animal noses and how those noses help the animals survive in their habitats.

While the audience of the book is Kindergarten to 3rd grade, the content is great for all ages- even adults!

Be sure to also check out the author’s incredible Naturally Curious blog and call the Berkshire Athenaeum for a list of recommended titles for kids on animal adaptations (413) 499-9480.

Directions:

The parking area is to the left of the house at this address: 1051 Dalton Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201 and across from Hubbard Avenue. There is a stone staircase and informational kiosk entering the south access to The Boulders Reserve.


Did you know that you can check out a BNRC hiking backpack at the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield’s Public Libray?

The backpacks are filled will all the things you need for a safe, fun, and educational outdoor adventure.

  • Magnifying Glass
  • Pair of Binoculars
  • 2 Rain Ponchos
  • First Aid Kit
  • Wildflower & Tree Guide
  • Butterfly & Moth Guide
  • Bird Guide
  • Compass
  • Bug Spray
  • Journal

Be sure to check one out for your next adventure!