Williamstown Rural Lands News

All Eyes on the Land

September 16, 2021

Book Group forming! Our first meeting will be at 5:30 Tuesday, Sept 21st and thereafter on the third Tuesdays of each month. At our first meeting we’ll discuss possible upcoming

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What’s happening on Bullock’s Ledge?

September 3, 2021

It is clearly evident in the pair of images above that the landscape of Sheep Hill has changed over the past century. The early 20th C. farms on Stone Hill, in

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Happy National Forest Week! Get out in the Woods and Enjoy!

July 12, 2021

While Williamstown does not have a National Forest, nor does anywhere in Massachusetts for that matter, where you can celebrate National Forest week (July 12th-18th, 2021) there is the Green Mountain National Forest that extends to the southern end of Pownal,

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WRL Overview

In this video, actress and Williamstown Theater Festival alumna Jessica Hecht introduces our land trust in northern Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Consider it your invitation to join us at our many WRL properties and events.

Upcoming Events

Eyes on the Land Book Group

Eyes on the Land Book Group

09/21/2021  Add to calendar (iCal)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Event

Book Group forming! Our first meeting will be Tuesday, Sept 21st and thereafter on the third Tuesdays of each month. We'll meet at the Sheep Hill Center. At our first meeting we'll read a chapter of the first book, Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. We'll discuss the book at the second meeting in October.... Read more »

Guided Hike Series: Phelps Trail/Mills Hollow Loop

Guided Hike Series: Phelps Trail/Mills Hollow Loop

09/25/2021  Add to calendar (iCal)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Guided Walks

Phelps Trail > Mills Hollow Loop Distance: 3.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate - Strenuous Hike Leader: Bill Levy Pre-register by 5:30 pm the day before by emailing admin@rurallands.org or call the office (413)458-2494; group size is limited. This is a vigorous loop that climbs ~1500 feet in 1.6 miles on the Phelps trail with good footing.... Read more »

Guided Hike Series: Stone Hill Geology Hike

Guided Hike Series: Stone Hill Geology Hike

10/09/2021  Add to calendar (iCal)
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Guided Walks

Stone Hill Geology Hike Distance: 1.5 - 2 miles Difficulty: Easy Hike Leader: Phil McKnight Join us for a gentle, rising hike from the Lunder Center behind the Clark south to Stone Hill Road and then back to the lookout on the hill behind the Clark. Science and geology along the way. Did you know that... Read more »

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