Experience the rich history, culture and nature in the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area through hiking, biking, historic homes, river experiences and more.

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Events

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Education

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Programs & Initiatives

We seek to to tell the story of the Upper Housatonic Valley by interpreting our unique heritage in compelling and engaging ways.

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The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area includes nine towns in Connecticut and twenty in Massachusetts.

EVENTS

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Lenox, MA–FREE FALL MIGRATION BIRDING PROGRAM @ Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox, MA
Sep 22 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
7:30 am
Mass Audubon has begun it’s fall migration birding programs. Explore Pleasant Valley’s beaver ponds, wetlands, woods, and meadows which are super sites to see warblers, tanagers, orioles, and more during spring migration and nesting season.[...]
10:00 am
On View  through January 9, 2022   from 10 – 5 pm “We once called this land home and while forced removal may have physically moved us, our hearts remain. Muh-he-con-ne-ok: The People of the Waters[...]
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On View  through January 9, 2022   from 10 – 5 pm “We once called this land home and while forced removal may have physically moved us, our hearts remain. Muh-he-con-ne-ok: The People of the Waters[...]
Sep 24 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
7:30 am
Mass Audubon has begun it’s fall migration birding programs. The beautiful grounds at Canoe Meadows are ideal for spotting migrant species, especially colorful wood-warblers, orioles, and thrushes. Explore wetlands, meadows, and woodlands, while seeing different[...]
10:00 am
On View  through January 9, 2022   from 10 – 5 pm “We once called this land home and while forced removal may have physically moved us, our hearts remain. Muh-he-con-ne-ok: The People of the Waters[...]
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Sheffield, MA–Friday Farmers Market @ Old Parish Church parking lot
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
3:00 pm
 

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Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area

In partnership with the National Park Service