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.

Please Note: RSVPs for weekend outings MUST be received before 5 pm on the Friday prior to the outing. Thank you!


December Walk & Talk: Where the Wild Things Are

The woods are where the wild things are, and this walk & talk will take you there! Join us on Sunday, December 6, from 1 pm to 3 pm to follow naturalist Charley Eiseman into the woods of Belchertown to learn about the wildlife that calls this place home. Enjoy some hot refreshments afterwards, if you like!

Limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP to learn the meeting location by emailing RSVPs must be received by 5 pm Friday, December 4. (Rain/snow date: December 13.)


Thankful for the Land Photo Contest

This time of year, we see the beauty and bounty of the land in the Valley at it’s peak. It’s the perfect time to reflect and give thanks for the land we love. During the month of November, we invite you to submit a digital photo of a special place you’re most thankful for. Entries will be shared on Facebook and the winners will be chosen by popular vote on our Facebook page in December.

Please see all the details here before submitting your entry!

Thank you for sharing your thankfulness with us!

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