Calendar of Events 2017

Apr. 30

Sunday, 7:30 AM. Bird 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.

May 13

Saturday, 10 AM. Riverside Wildflower Walk with Stephanie Bergman, who holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. 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 21

Sunday noon. Annual benefit Spring Luncheon at the Old Mill Restaurant in South Egremont. Members will receive invitations. Guest speaker will be Will Conklin of Greenagers.

Sept. 16

Saturday 11 AM. Annual, free, nature-oriented event with speaker Tom Ricardi, expert on birds of prey. Tom operates a rehabilitation center for a variety of raptors at his home in Conway, MA, and he will bring several birds to show us. Our annual meeting (see event below) will follow this presentation.

Sept. 16

Saturday noon - Annual ELT 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.

Sept. 23

Saturday, 7:30 AM Fall bird walk with Brian Kane, Jug End State Reservation.

Oct. 14

Saturday, 10 AM. Invasives walk and lecture by Bryan Hamlin. Meet at French Park pavilion, N. Egremont (rain date: Oct 15, same time & place). Bryan Hamlin has a PhD in biochemistry and is the former President of the New England Botanical Club. Bryan will talk about what is meant by 'invasive plants', why they need to be taken seriously, and what might be done to combat them.

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