WRL Webinar a Success

APRIL 2021.  A webinar hosted by Rural Lands attracted 35 participants interested in learning about land conservation and succession planning along Oblong Road in Williamstown.  Although intended for farmers and … Read more

Rural Lands in the News

APRIL 2021.  Dan Gura, WRL’s Lands & Trails Coordinator, was quoted in a recent boston.com story about Berkshire trails.  The article highlighted the ample hiking opportunities here in Berkshire County.  … Read more

Rural Lands reveals new look

After many months, we are pleased to announce the release of a new brand for Williamstown Rural Lands. With community input gathered from focus groups and listening sessions, the new … Read more

WRL Response to COVID-19

APRIL 2021 update Guided Hikes After a hiatus last year, we are pleased to announce that WRL guided hikes will return in 2021.  Our Trails Committee members are busy planning … Read more

Woodchucks are back!

OCTOBER 2020. While the new school year has begun, we are still not able to offer in person programs such as field trips and Woodchuck Wednesdays here at Sheep Hill. Since families … Read more

Black Lives Matter

JUNE  2020.  We at Rural Lands are reeling from events of recent days.  We share in the national outrage over the murders and persecution of Black people perpetrated and condoned … Read more

WRLF Response to COVID-19

JULY 2020 update Guided Hikes Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to cancel all WRLF guided hikes for the remainder of year.  We hope to restore the … Read more

Public lecture on Williamstown trees

JANUARY 2020: Williamstown Rural Lands friend and retired professor Dustin Griffin will be offering a talk titled “A Layman’s History of Williamstown’s Trees,” free and open to the public, presented … Read more

2018 Annual Report

JULY 2019: The 2018 annual report is available and can be found digitally at the following link: 2018 WRLF Annual Report

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