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: Butterflies & Dragonflies

Despite showers this AM, THE OUTING IS ON! 

Butterflies, dragonflies, and damsel flies are beautiful and fascinating inhabitants of the Valley. Come learn about where they live and how they make a living. Saturday, August 1, from 10 am to 12 pm, join naturalist Josh Rose in the a picturesque conservation area in Belchertown to meet the resident Lepidoptera (the fancy name for butterflies and moths) and Odonata (the dragonfly order). A great outing for children and families! 

Space is limited! Please RSVP for the meeting location: Email or call 413-549-1097 by 3 pm on July 31 1st. $5 suggested donation per person. (Any rain cancels.) 


Summer Story Walk at Mt. Tom

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