December 18, 2017 Mariah

Winter Snowshoe Walk/Wildlife Tracking/Birding at Housatonic Flats, Great Barrington, 01/27/2018

Explore the fields and riparian forest and learn to recognize and read wildlife tracks and see what winter birds live here.

HOUSATONIC FLATS

Saturday, January 27, 1:00pm-4:00pm

SPONSORS: Berkshire Natural Resources Council, Great Barrington Land Conservancy

Leaders: Christine Ward (Great Barrington Land Conservancy), Greg Ward (Hoffman Bird Club), and Mariah Auman (BNRC)

Difficulty: Easy (easy pace, little elevation change)

Description: Housatonic Flats provides important habitat to many Berkshire mammals and birds.  We will guide visitors on where to look and what to look for. If no snow, we’ll skip the snowshoes and go for a winter hike!

If weather permits, bring your own snowshoes or you can rent a pair from Berkshire Bike & Board (413-528-5555).

Directions: From Great Barrington: From the Price Chopper, head north on Route 7 for less than half a mile. Parking will be on the left.

Pre-registration is requested: info@gbtrails.org. For more information or to register by phone call Mariah at 413-499-0596. Note: pre-registration is requested, but the hike is still FREE!

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