Calendar of Past Events

'16

Events From 2016

Apr. 30

Saturday,10:00 am - Riverside Wildflower Walk with Stephanie Bergman. Carpooling is encouraged. Meet at ELT property (a field) on Rt. 71 which is .8 miles north/west on Rt 71 from the N. Egremont Store. You'll see our ELT sign on a post there, on the right. Pull well off the road to park.

May 15

Sunday, 12 noon - Annual benefit Spring Luncheon at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations. Guest speaker is Rikke Borge, who will speak about her father, Victor Borge.

June 7

Saturday, 7:30 am - Birding walk with Brian Kane. Brian is an associate professor of commercial arboriculture at Umass Amherst, and he is passionate about bird watching. He is the author of a scholarly study on tree-cavity-dwelling birds. Meet at parking lot at Jug End State Reservation.

Sept. 10

Saturday, 11:00 am Rain or Shine - ELT will present an informative, nature-oriented event for all ages at French Park, North Egremont. All are welcome. Our program this year is Rhonda's Reptiles. Rhonda, from New Lebanon, NY, provides reptile rescue for lizards, snakes and turtles in need of a forever-home. The animals that she will bring have been handled on a regular basis and are used to people. Our annual meeting (see event below) will follow this presentation.

Sept. 10

Saturday, 12 noon - Annual meeting at French Park, North Egremont. Our brief business meeting will be followed by a lunch provided by ELT. We welcome all interested residents to our annual meeting.

'15

Events From 2015

Mar. 22

Rescheduled - see April 12 below. Sunday, 1 pm  seasonal walk. Meet at French Park.

Apr. 12

Sunday, 1 pm  seasonal walk. Meet at French Park.

May 09

Saturday, 10:00 am - Riverside Wildflower Walk with Stephanie Bergman . Meet at Stephanie's house next to ELT's Green River property on Route 71 in North Egremont.

May 17

Sunday, 12 noon - Annual benefit Spring luncheon at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Our guest speaker will be Bryan Hamlin who is a botanist and the son-in-law of Egremont's own Bev Almond. Members will receive invitations.

May 23

Saturday, 7:30 am - Birding walk with Brian Kane. Meet at parking lot at Jug End State Reservation.

June 21

Sunday, Noon - seasonal walk. Meet at French Park.

Sept. 12

Saturday, 11:00 am - Nature of My Backyard , presented by the Creature Teachers  fun and informative for all ages. Come to French Park to meet and learn about our box turtle, flying squirrel, skunk, woodchuck, gray fox, and opossum, and even a fisher! Our annual meeting (see next event listed) will follow this presentation.

Sept. 12

Saturday, 12 noon - Annual meeting at French Park, North Egremont  Following the Creature Teachers, we will have our brief business meeting, which is open to the public, followed by a lunch provided by ELT.

Sept. 20

Sunday, 1 pm - seasonal walk. Meet at French Park.

'14

Events From 2014

May 10

Saturday - Riverside Wildflower Walk and viewing beavers' activities - with Stephanie Bergman 10 am meet at Stephanie's house next to ELT's Green River property on Route 71 in North Egremont.

May 18

Sunday  Annual benefit Spring luncheon, 12 noon  at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations.

June 7

Saturday - Bird walk with Brian Kane 7:30 am - meet at parking lot at Jug End State Reservation

Sept 13

Saturday - Annual meeting  11 am at French Park, North Egremont - We will first enjoy a reptile show, Rhonda s Reptiles, presented by Rhonda Leavitt. Next we ll have our brief business meeting,followed by a lunch provided by ELT.

Sept 13

Saturday -  Fall Walk  led by Dave Johnson, chair of Egremont Conservation Commission. We will leave from French Park parking lot on Prospect Lake Road after our ELT Annual Meeting and the lunch. We will walk on the new trail, called Sidewalk in the Woods , that runs parallel to Prospect Lake Road.

TBD

History Walk  to be announced.

'13

Events From 2013

Apr 27

Bird walk with Brian Kane - 7:30 am - meet at Jug End State Reservation.

Apr 28

Bird walk rain date.

May 11

Riverside Wildflower and Plants Walk with Stephanie Bergman - 10 am - meet at Stephanie's house next to ELT's Green River property on Route 71 in North Egremont.

May 18

Annual benefit Spring luncheon, 12 noon at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations.

July 20

History walk with Nic Cooper - 10:30 am. History of Baldwin Hill and its farms. Meeting place to be determined.

Sept 7

Annual meeting - 10:30 am at French Park, North Egremont - Our brief business meeting will be preceded by a program on birds of prey, presented by Tom Ricardi and will be followed by a lunch provided by ELT. Tom runs a MA Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Facility.

'12

Events From 2012

May 5

Annual benefit Spring luncheon, 12 noon - at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations.

May 6

Bird walk with Brian Kane
7:30 am - meet at Jug End State Reservation.

May 12

Riverside Wildflower and Plants Walk with Stephanie Bergman - 10 am - meet at Stephanie's house next to ELT's Green River property on Route 71 in North Egremont.

Sept 8

Annual meeting - 11 am at French Park, North Egremont - Our brief business meeting will be followed by a lunch provided by ELT.

'11

Events From 2011

April 16

Bird walk with Brian Kane - 7:30 am - meet at Jug End State Reservation.

May 7

Riverside Wildflower and Plants Walk with Stephanie Bergman - 10 am - meet at Stephanie's house next to ELT's Green River property on Route 71 in North Egremont.

May 14

Annual benefit Spring luncheon, 12 noon at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations.

July 17

History walk with Nic Cooper - 10 am - "Industrial South Egremont" - meeting place to be determined.

Sept 10

Annual meeting - 11 am at French Park, North Egremont - Our brief business meeting will be followed with a lunch provided by ELT.

'10

Events from 2010

May 2

Annual benefit Spring luncheon, 12 noon at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations.

May 29

Bird walk with Brian Kane (Rain date May 30) 7:30 am - meet at Jug End State Reservation.

June 12

Blue Hill Troupe performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's Gondoliers at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 8 pm. This performance will benefit the Sheffield-Egremont Agricultural, Ecological and Scenic Corridor.

July 10

Riverside Wildflower and Plants Walk with Stephanie Bergman - 10 am - meet at Stephanie's house next to ELT's Green River property on Route 71 in North Egremont.

July 17

History Walk with Nic Cooper - The Old Inns of Egremont - 10-11:30 am - meet in the parking lot of the old Academy building (now the Egremont Library and Archives), Buttonball Lane, South Egremont.

Sept 11

Annual meeting 11 am at French Park, North Egremont - Our brief business meeting will follow a guest speaker's presentation, and the event will end with a lunch provided by ELT.

'09

Events from 2009

Apr 18

Annual bird walk, 7:30 am, at Jug End State Reservation led by Brian Kane. (Rain date April 19)

May 17

Annual benefit spring luncheon, 12 noon — at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations.

May 23

Wildflower walk, 10:00 am, at ELT’s Green River property in North Egremont led by Stephanie Bergman

Jul 18

History walk, 10:00 am, “Turnpikes in Egremont”, led by Nic Cooper. Meet at 304 Egremont Plain Road (Route 71),North Egremont

Sept 13

Annual ELT Meeting, please come at 11 am at French Park, North Egremont, for conversation before Tom Tyning, our featured guest, takes the stage at 11:30 to share his on-going research of rattlesnakes in Egremont. Our brief business meeting will follow, and the event will end with a lunch provided by ELT.

'08

Events from 2008

Apr 12

Baby bear cub visit at the North Egremont fire station - Bernadette Hoffman presented a talk about our native black bears

Apr 27

Annual bird walk - at Jug End State Reservation led by Brian Kane

May 18

Annual Spring luncheon - at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont - Kim Bach presented a talk about tea

Jun 10

Visit to ELT's office by South Egremont School children - board members spoke about the role of the land trust in the community

Aug 3

River walk along ELT's Green River property - led by Stephanie Bergman

Aug 16

North Egremont history walk - led by Nic Cooper