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Volunteer Opportunities

Save the Earth!  Here are volunteer opportuities in the Berkshires and Litchfield Hills.


Saturday April 9th ~ 9am - 12noon (RAIN OR SHINE)
Love Your Landmark: Bartholomew’s Cobble Annual Workday & Pizza
Sheffield (Trustees of the Reservations)
Join us at the only National Natural Landmark in the Berkshires to care for this crown jewel. Leave energized to protect native species in your own back yard. Call or E-mail for information. FREE to all. 413.229.8600 or bcobble@ttor.org


April 9th ~ 9am-4pm
(BBQ courtesy of ATC to follow)
Kellogg Conservation Center Workday
Volunteers needed to help the Appalachian Trail Conservancy care for its regional headquarters. Plenty of work for every skill level, ability and interest. Meet great folks and connect with the AT! Bring: Clothes and boots suitable for working comfortably outside in variable weather, rain gear, work gloves, a sack lunch and any snacks you need for the day. Please RSVP no later than April 7th to: Adam Brown, Conservation Resources Manager, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 413.528.8002 x101, abrown@appalachiantrail.org


Thursday April 14th
Trail Work: Lake Mansfield Conservation Forest
Join Berkshire School Volunteers as we start our spring clean-up and invasive species round-up! Work gloves, long pants, bagged lunch suggested. Meet at the Lake Mansfield Bear Area.  Contact: Christine Ward, Lake Mansfield Alliance, ch.wards@verizon.net


Saturday April 23th ~ 9 AM – 2 PM
River Walk Earth day Cleanup
Annual Earthday ‘trail-opening’ workday for the public ~ Lunch Provided
River Walk Tours after 2 PM
Meet at the W. E. B. Du Bois River Garden at Church and River Streets, Great Barrington. For complete information go to: www.gbriverwalk.org/riverwkInfo.html


Saturday April 30th ~ 10:30 – 3PM
Lake Mansfield Clean Up and Celebration Day
A Great Family Day - Bring Gloves, buckets and energy to help clean up our lake and forest. Clean-up, Potluck Lunch, Community Meeting, New games and Trail Walk. Meet at the Lake Mansfield Beach Area.Sponsored by Lake Mansfield Alliance, contact: ch.wards@verizon.net


Saturday May 14th ~ 9:30 – 1pm (rain date: 5/21)
Trail work at the Pfeiffer Arboretum
Discover a trail on Long Pond Road and lend a hand in its care. Bring: gloves, clippers, shovels and post-hole diggers... lunch to be provided. Meet at the Trail Kiosk on Long Pond Road, Great Barrington. Contact: Chris Vlcek, Great Barrington Land Conservancy (413) 528-5571 chris@littlewolfarch.com  


Saturday June 11 9am – 12noon
Assessing Trail Conditions at Monument Mountain
Join Trustees of Reservations staff and volunteers to build your trail stewardship skills. In this session we’ll turn our eyes to an assessment of trail conditions. Contact Sean Cowhig at 413.298.3239 x3020 to register and for more information. Check out other trail stewardship trainings across Western Mass each Saturday in June at www.thetrustees.org


Saturday June 18
Fountain Pond – 3 Mile Hill Trail Work Day
We need you! Please join us on this newly opened Trail. Meet at Berkshire South, Crissey Road, Great Barrington.
Dress for hard work, bring a lunch. Contact: Matt Moore, AMC Regional Trail Director
 (413) 528-8003   mjmoore@outdoors.org


Tuesday June 28
AT Trail Project: Bridge Construction
MA AT Committee
More information coming soon.


Wednesdays Trail Work Days
June 29, July 13, August 10 & August 24
Fountain Pond – 3 Mile Hill Trail
Pitch in with skilled trail builders (AMC, Greenagers, Berkshire South, BNRC & MA DEP) All skill levels are welcome as we help to maintain this newly opened community trial. Meet at Berkshire South, Crissey Road, Great Barrington. For more information contact Matt Moore AMC Regional Trails Director (413) 528-8003
mjmoore@outdoors.org