Bird box plan

  APRIL 2019:  Our Build a Bird Box event on Saturday was popular!  So popular that some attendees may not have secured their bird box for which we apologize. If … Read more

Spring 2019 Woodchuck Wednesdays full!

MARCH 21, 2019:  Thanks to everyone who signed up for this spring’s Woodchuck Wednesdays program at Sheep Hill.  We have reached capacity for the program and cannot enroll any more … Read more

WRLF Conserves Land in S. Williamstown

JANUARY 2019:  The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation (WRLF), in partnership with the Berkshire Natural Resources Council (BNRC), has conserved 82 acres of land in South Williamstown.  The land was donated … Read more

WRLF announces Broadbent 50/50 Challenge

NOVEMBER 2018:  Bill Broadbent, a 1973 graduate of Williams College, understands the pressing need to protect land.  Bill and his wife Camille have long seen the necessity of preserving unique … Read more

New Rosenburg exhibit has opened!

OCTOBER 2018:  On Sunday, October 14, the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation held the grand opening of the Rosenburg Interpretive Exhibit.  The exhibit uses a touchscreen monitor and printed panels to … Read more

The Berkshire Bioblitz at Hopkins Forest

AUGUST 2018: This year’s 2018 Berkshire Bioblitz will be hosted by Williams College and held in Hopkins Memorial Forest in Williamstown starting on Saturday, September 15 at 12 noon and running through Sunday, September 16 at 12 … Read more

New Rosenburg exhibit

  AUGUST 2018: Art and Ella Rosenburg were pillars in the Williamstown community for many years. In the late 1920s, the Rosenburgs worked at Hopkins Forest as caretakers. In 1933, … Read more

Visit our Monarch caterpillars

  AUGUST 2018: Monarch butterflies are back at Sheep Hill! We have collected several caterpillars from our meadows and they are on exhibit in the Dietze Interpretive Center. Visitors can … Read more

Bears in the area

JULY 2018: Several black bear sightings were reported in the Stone Hill area in the past week. While bears are a common presence in Western Massachusetts, we advise hikers in … Read more

2017 Annual Report

  JULY 2018: The 2017 Annual Report is currently being printed and will be mailed out to our members at the beginning of August. You can also stop by the … Read more

Broadbent Challenge Goal Reached!

MAY 2017: Bill and Camille Broadbent have a passion for preserving special and ecologically valuable places. Their family has long seen the necessity of preserving unique natural areas and they … Read more

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