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

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Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
The spring ephemerals are blooming at the Cobble! Every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm come to the Cobble for an amazing wildflower walk on our ¼ mile Ledges Trail led by expert wildflower guides. Bring[...]
7:00 am
Join BNRC and Hoffmann Bird Club members Ed Neumuth and Greg Ward at Housatonic Flats. The variety of habitats in the flats—river, forest, nearby farmland, oxbows, patches of shrub and old pasture—attracts a broad array[...]
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Come to Naumkeag for this new springtime tradition! The gardens at Naumkeag have been planted with over 60,000 daffodil, tulip and spring bulbs. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of spring in the[...]
Lenox, MA–Spring Salamander & Frog Search @ Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Audience: All (suitable for children 5 & up) Members: Adult $6.00, Child $3.00 Nonmembers: Adult $8.00, Child $4.00 Spotted salamanders and wood frogs spend their days under logs, stones, and other forest-floor objects, venturing out[...]
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
THE COLONIAL THEATRE 111 South Street · PITTSFIELD · MA 01201 7 pm –4/26 11 am-4/27 2pm 4/27-28. 5 pm 4-28 Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit[...]
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Led by Mike Aurelia & John Anderson, this workshop will give participants the knowledge to identify our local amphibians as adults, larvae, and eggs in the field and in the classroom. Identification of these animals[...]
10:00 am
– Long before the English arrived in what is now Massachusetts, the Mohicans lived on and worked with the land for thousands of years. During this walk through history, join Rob Hoogs to learn how[...]
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
7 pm –4/26 11 am-4/27 2 pm -4/27-28. 5 pm- 4-28 Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show. Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar and[...]

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