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

2016 Abbreviated Annual Report

  The 2016 abbreviated Annual Report is available here. Members may request a complete paper version including donor listings by emailing ruraland@wrlf.org or calling the office (413)458-2494.

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