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Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
(413) 637-0320 http://www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/pleasant-valley

August 2019

Evening Nighthawk Watch

August 23 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$5

Spend the evening searching the sky for migrating nighthawks at Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary. Watch for these beautiful aerial acrobats catching insects on the wing and enjoy the evening outdoors with family. Bring binoculars and a lawn chair. Located at the Community Gardens on Williams St, Pittsfield.

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Fantastic Fungi

August 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on August 31, 2019 at 2:00pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Discover the mystical world of fungi as we examine mushrooms big and small, edible and poisonous, on a walk around the sanctuary. We'll explore mushrooms as the architecture of the forest floor. From tree communication to culinary delights, fungi play many roles and are endlessly fun to explore!

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Animals A to Z

August 24 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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One event on August 17, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 4:00pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$3 – $6

Dig-in with bugs, tadpoles, frogs, and salamanders! Together we will search the muck, weeds, forests and fields for the many wild things that live at Pleasant Valley. We will be looking for all the critters, from ants to zooplankton. Families are invited to bring a picnic and stay longer and enjoy the evening if they wish. Bring boots or water shoes. Registration is required.

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Canoeing the Housatonic River

August 25 @ 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on July 14, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 11, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 17, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 25, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:30am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$25 – $35

This leisurely paddle will take us through the ecologically rich Housatonic Valley Wildlife Management Area in Lenox. We'll watch for swallows, herons, kingfishers, muskrats, and signs of beavers along the scenic and meandering Housatonic River and learn about why the waterway is the natural heart of the Berkshires. Please support our efforts of reducing plastic waste by bringing your own reusable water bottle. Registration is required.

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Evening at the Beaver Ponds

August 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on August 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$3 – $8

Visit our beaver ponds with a naturalist, and search for beavers and other animals attracted to these rich wetlands. Learn about the natural history of beavers and how they continue to change the valley's landscape 85 years after their reintroduction to the area. Be prepared to walk to the lower beaver pond. Registration is required.

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Housatonic Evening Paddle

August 29 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on August 29, 2019 at 6:30pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$25 – $35

Evening is the perfect time to look for wildlife. We'll leisurely explore the rich wetland of the Housatonic Valley Wildlife Management Area in the hours before dusk, find a cove to come together in, and enjoy refreshments while listening and watching for wildlife. Kingfishers, herons, muskrats, beavers, and other wildlife are all possible sightings. Registration is required.

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Canoeing the Housatonic River

August 31 @ 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on July 14, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 11, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 17, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 25, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on August 31, 2019 at 8:30am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$25 – $35

This leisurely paddle will take us through the ecologically rich Housatonic Valley Wildlife Management Area in Lenox. We'll watch for swallows, herons, kingfishers, muskrats, and signs of beavers along the scenic and meandering Housatonic River and learn about why the waterway is the natural heart of the Berkshires. Please support our efforts of reducing plastic waste by bringing your own reusable water bottle. Registration is required.

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Fantastic Fungi

August 31 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on August 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 2:00pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Discover the mystical world of fungi as we examine mushrooms big and small, edible and poisonous, on a walk around the sanctuary. We'll explore mushrooms as the architecture of the forest floor. From tree communication to culinary delights, fungi play many roles and are endlessly fun to explore!

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September 2019

Canoeing Upper & Lower Goose Ponds

September 1 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$25 – $35

Explore the coves and marshes of one of the Berkshires' most beautiful lakes. Paddle across Lower Goose Pond to pristine Upper Goose Pond in search of eagles, herons, and kingfishers. Registration required.

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Pleasant Birding at Pleasant Valley

September 4 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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One event on September 11, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 25, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Pleasant Valley's beaver ponds, wetlands, and woods are super sites to see beautiful warblers, thrushes, tanager, orioles, and more during the peak of migration. We'll explore rich bird habitat and observe changes in bird species each week. Supported in part by Lenox Cultural Council. Beginners welcome. Free.

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Birding – Canoe Meadows Migrants

September 4 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 20, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 27, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Canoe Meadow's beautiful grounds are ideal for spotting migrant species, especially waterfowl, warblers, swallow, orioles, and more. We'll explore wetlands, meadows, and woodlands, and observe change in bird species each week. Free. Beginners welcome.

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Evening at the Beaver Ponds

September 4 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on September 11, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$3 – $8

Visit our beaver ponds with a naturalist, and search for beavers and other animals attracted to these rich wetlands. Learn about the natural history of beavers and how they continue to change the valley's landscape 85 years after their reintroduction to the area. Be prepared to walk to the lower beaver pond. Registration required.

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Fantastic Fungi

September 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$8 – $12

Discover the mystical world of fungi as we examine mushrooms big and small, edible and poisonous, on a walk around the sanctuary. We'll explore mushrooms as the architecture of the forest floor. From tree communication to culinary delights, fungi play many roles and are endlessly fun to explore! Registration Required.

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Pleasant Birding at Pleasant Valley

September 11 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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One event on September 11, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 25, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
+ Google Map

Pleasant Valley's beaver ponds, wetlands, and woods are super sites to see beautiful warblers, thrushes, tanager, orioles, and more during the peak of migration. We'll explore rich bird habitat and observe changes in bird species each week. Supported in part by Lenox Cultural Council. Beginners welcome. Free.

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Evening at the Beaver Ponds

September 11 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on September 11, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$3 – $8

Visit our beaver ponds with a naturalist, and search for beavers and other animals attracted to these rich wetlands. Learn about the natural history of beavers and how they continue to change the valley's landscape 85 years after their reintroduction to the area. Be prepared to walk to the lower beaver pond. Registration required.

Find out more »

Birding – Canoe Meadows Migrants

September 13 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 20, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 27, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
+ Google Map

Canoe Meadow's beautiful grounds are ideal for spotting migrant species, especially waterfowl, warblers, swallow, orioles, and more. We'll explore wetlands, meadows, and woodlands, and observe change in bird species each week. Free. Beginners welcome.

Find out more »

Canoeing the Housatonic River

September 14 @ 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$35

This leisurely paddle will take us through the ecologically rich Housatonic Valley Wildlife Management Area in Lenox. We'll watch for swallows, herons, kingfishers, muskrats, and signs of beavers along the scenic and meandering Housatonic River and learn about why the waterway is the natural heart of the Berkshires. Registration required.

Find out more »

Pleasant Birding at Pleasant Valley

September 18 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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One event on September 11, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 25, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
+ Google Map

Pleasant Valley's beaver ponds, wetlands, and woods are super sites to see beautiful warblers, thrushes, tanager, orioles, and more during the peak of migration. We'll explore rich bird habitat and observe changes in bird species each week. Supported in part by Lenox Cultural Council. Beginners welcome. Free.

Find out more »

Evening at the Beaver Ponds

September 18 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on September 11, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$3 – $8

Visit our beaver ponds with a naturalist, and search for beavers and other animals attracted to these rich wetlands. Learn about the natural history of beavers and how they continue to change the valley's landscape 85 years after their reintroduction to the area. Be prepared to walk to the lower beaver pond. Registration required.

Find out more »

Birding – Canoe Meadows Migrants

September 20 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 20, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 27, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
+ Google Map

Canoe Meadow's beautiful grounds are ideal for spotting migrant species, especially waterfowl, warblers, swallow, orioles, and more. We'll explore wetlands, meadows, and woodlands, and observe change in bird species each week. Free. Beginners welcome.

Find out more »

Pleasant Birding at Pleasant Valley

September 25 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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One event on September 11, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 25, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
+ Google Map

Pleasant Valley's beaver ponds, wetlands, and woods are super sites to see beautiful warblers, thrushes, tanager, orioles, and more during the peak of migration. We'll explore rich bird habitat and observe changes in bird species each week. Supported in part by Lenox Cultural Council. Beginners welcome. Free.

Find out more »

Evening at the Beaver Ponds

September 25 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 11, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on September 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$3 – $8

Visit our beaver ponds with a naturalist, and search for beavers and other animals attracted to these rich wetlands. Learn about the natural history of beavers and how they continue to change the valley's landscape 85 years after their reintroduction to the area. Be prepared to walk to the lower beaver pond. Registration required.

Find out more »

Birding – Canoe Meadows Migrants

September 27 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 13, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 20, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on September 27, 2019 at 8:00am

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
+ Google Map

Canoe Meadow's beautiful grounds are ideal for spotting migrant species, especially waterfowl, warblers, swallow, orioles, and more. We'll explore wetlands, meadows, and woodlands, and observe change in bird species each week. Free. Beginners welcome.

Find out more »
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