News From the Pond

On Wednesday this week we found our first baby wood frogs of the year at Sheep Hill. The kids in our second session Nature Discovery Program discovered them in the … Read more

Pollinators galore

Just watching the butterflies flutter by on a hot summer day is a meditation. Around the flowers beginning to bloom in the hot July heat, the faint buzzing of bees … Read more

Don’t look up!

You might get caterpillar frass in your eye. Hikers visiting the Pine Cobble trail this season will have encountered a dramatically changed forest canopy. Due to an outbreak of the … Read more

Upcoming Saturday Activities

FUN Saturday EVENTS coming up. Sheep to Shawl Festival, Saturday, May 7, 11-3 – at Sheep Hill. Come enjoy sheep herding, sheep sheering, sheep petting, sheepish grins — all things … Read more

New Executive Director at WRL

We are pleased to introduce the new Executive Director of Williamstown Rural Lands (WRL) Board of Directors. A Williamstown resident, Robin Sears brings a wealth of experience in land and … Read more

Sheep to Shawl Festival: May 7th!

The beloved Sheep to Shawl festival hosted by Williamstown Rural Lands returns to Sheep Hill on May 7 after a two-year hiatus. This celebration of all things sheep and wool features … Read more

Looking Back to See Our Future

Join our monthly zoom lecture series, Talks on the Hill, as presenter Tom Johnson discusses forecasting climate change by looking back at climate history. What can be learned by ‘hindcasting’, … Read more

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