Hardy Souls at WRL Annual Meeting

Fifty or so hardy people, unfazed by a downpour, attended the Williamstown Rural Lands Annual Meeting for Members held on May 21 at Sheep Hill. We gathered under a big … Read more

Light and airy

Dear Public: You may notice that there’s a farmhouse visible now on Cold Spring Road! We’ve had a few tremendous and aging non-native trees removed from the front of our … Read more

Kids Programs Schedule 2023

Scholarships are available for all programs, please inquire with Dana Williams, programs@rurallands.org! Registration for all programs will appear here! Vacation Programs Four day nature programs for Grades K-4 February Vacation, … Read more

Farmland Preservation Project Milestone!

A milestone is reached. Earlier this week Williamstown Rural Lands took a definitive step toward preserving a landmark farm and viewshed on Oblong Road. We accepted the Select Board’s assignment … Read more

Farmland Preservation in Williamstown

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Farmland the world over is under pressure of conversion to other uses, such as for house lots, parking lots, and industrial development. A NY Times article last week tells the … Read more

Book Group Re-launches

Rural Lands’ Eyes on the Land Book Group launches our Winter season. We will meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month, 6 – 7:30 PM at Sheep Hill, 671 Cold … Read more

Treasure hunting on the West Branch

Saturday morning was a chilly one, but the sun was out. A group of hardy volunteers joined Rural Lands and HooRWA for a joint stream cleanup in south Williamstown along … Read more

News From the Pond

On Wednesday this week we found our first baby wood frogs of the year at Sheep Hill. The kids in our second session Nature Discovery Program discovered them in the … Read more

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