photo credit: Kristin DeBoer

Outings and Events

Kestrel holds monthly outings to help you explore the Valley. These are open to the public: Just sign up so we know you’re coming! (Suggested donation: $5 per adult participant). We also hold workshops for landowners and other events as well.

Here’s a list upcoming events: (Details will be added below as they become available.)



Walk & Talk: History, Nature, River

Brickmaking was one of the earliest industries in Northampton. Join us to explore one of Northampton’s newest conservation areas that was one of the city’s most important brickmaking sites for more than a century. On Saturday, July 25, from 10 am - noon, naturalist Laurie Sanders will guide you through its fascinating geology and ecology while you enjoy impressive views of the Connecticut River.

Moderately difficult terrain: Steep slopes, no trail. Limited to 15 participants. $5 suggested donation per person. RSVP to learn the meeting location by emailing by Friday, July 24 at 3 p.m. 


Story Walk at Mt. Tom

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