For DAY-OF event issues (i.e. last minute cancellation or lost) please call the Community Events cell phone at (413) 717-1262. 

Family Self-Guided StoryWalk at The Boulders, Pittsfield
Saturday, December 2 through Sunday, January 7 (dawn to dusk)
Enjoy a 1-mile walk while reading an adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers who set out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest.
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Clam River Hike, Sandisfield
Sunday, December 3, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us in hiking the 2-mile Clam River loop. We’ll wind through cathedral pines and get great views of the Clam River as it winds its way through the valley.
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Olivia’s Overlook Winter Hike, Lenox
Saturday, December 16, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
This hike is specifically offered to Spanish speakers and those interested in Spanish immersion.
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Camino del mirador de Olivia en Invierno, Lenox
Sábado 16 de Diciembre, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Esta caminata se ofrece específicamente a hispanohablantes y a aquellos interesados en la inmersión en español.
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Beginner Family Snowshoe Hike, Housatonic Flats (pop-up event)
Keep your fingers crossed for snow and stay tuned for a date!
Join Berkshire Family Hikes and Berkshire Natural Resources Council in exploring flat trails of Housatonic Flats on snowshoes. Snowshoe sizes are available for children and adults.
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Winter Tree Identification, The Boulders, Pittsfield
Saturday, January 6, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Enjoy a hike at The Boulders while you get to know trees up close and personal. We will learn techniques to help identify trees in the winter and discuss the natural history of some of our more common species of trees.
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Family Self-Guided StoryWalk at Housatonic Flats, Great Barrington
Saturday, January 6 through Sunday, January 28 (dawn to dusk)
Enjoy a short hike while reading Animal Tracks and Traces by Mary Holland.
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Caminata Familiar Autoguiada A través de una Maravillosa Historia en Housatonic Flats, Great Barrington
El sábado 6 de enero hasta el domingo 28 de enero (desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer)

Enjoy a short hike while reading Animal Tracks and Traces by Mary Holland.
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Behind the Scenes: Trail Work at BNRC (online event)
Thursday, January 18, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Learn about the 2023 trail crew season and how projects are identified, prioritized, planned, and executed over BNRC’s 60+ mile trail system.
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We have fall stewardship workdays and office volunteer opportunities. Click here to become a volunteer with Berkshire Natural Resources Council.