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Permaculture Design: Connecting you with your backyard landscape

Learn how permaculture design connects you with your landscape, creating a mutually beneficial relationship of food production, native plants, and energy-wise design. This is an opportunity to join in a permaculture designer’s consultation and assessment of a local backyard landscape, … Continue reading

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Run for Community Resilience

A Positive Response to the Boston bombings: Run for Community Resilience to Show Support & Help Our Kids Envision a Positive Future With the suspect now in custody, it is time to focus on healing and positive action, especially for … Continue reading

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Water treatment plant tour

A tour of Amherst’s watershed at the Atkins Reservoir and a tour of the waste-water treatment plant are scheduled for October 24th, at Noon. The tour is limited to 25 people, on a first-come first-accepted basis. More details will be … Continue reading

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Sustainable Forest Walk

When: August 26, Sunday, 1-3pm (Rain Date: September 16, Sunday, 1-3pm) Where: Leverett road in Shutesbury, before Montague road. Exact location to be announced, and a sign will mark the parking area just off the road. What/Description: During our walk … Continue reading

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Update on Outing events

Saturday, June 2nd, 10:00 – 11:30 AM Edible Wild Plant Walk with John Root at Simple Gifts Farm, 1089 N Pleasant St. Amherst (a program of the North Amherst Community Farm) Join us for a guided walk of the farm, … Continue reading

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Three events

Tour of the proposed Solar Landfill Site off Old Belchertown Road. Amherst Solar Project Walk and discussion will focus on the proposal process, components of the selected design, benefits and challenges as well as constraints of the site. People attending … Continue reading

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Transition Amherst Outings

The first series of walks aimed to get to know our neighborhood, and local resources together. Sunday May 20, 1:00 PM Exploration of Prexy’s Ridge, an old-growth forest on the UMass campus. This 24 acre forest in the northeast … Continue reading

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