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Solo Wilderness First Aid Training

At this time, the Appalachian Mountain Club is making the final arrangements for the SOLO Traing Course. The course will be held at Noble View Outdoor Center, Russell, MA. Availability of training is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is limited to the number of available instructors. If you are interested in attending the course, it is important that the fee is mailed as soon as possible in order to reserve your space in the program — space is limited. The cost covers class fees, materials, and refreshments.

Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:30am to Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 5:00pm

Berkshire Chapter Leadership Training

View link on outdoors.org: http://activities.outdoors.org/search/index.cfm/action/details/id/94592

Date and Time

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017

Location

Noble View Outdoor Center,
Massachusetts, Berkshires,
MA

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact registrar below.

Date: 
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 4:30pm

Berkshire Chapter Seeking Nominees for Executive Committee

The Berkshire Chapter Executive Committee is the top level of chapter leadership, representing all the committees that keep our chapter moving. Joining the Executive Committee is an excellent opportunity to lead an area you’re passionate about and help guide the chapter’s activities.

February Young Members Hike & Social

Sunday, February 12th, starting at 9:30
A seven mile hike at Race Brook Falls and Mount Race lead by Alison Terjek, the YM chair in the neighboring CT chapter. Then some chatting, food, and beer nearby at Big Elm Brewing in Sheffield, MA. Please R.S.V.P. to Alison if you’d like to go on the hike.
http://activities.outdoors.org/search/index.cfm/action/details/id/94983

Young Members Events (20s/30s)

Sunday, February 12th, starting at 9:30
A seven mile hike at Race Brook Falls and Mount Race lead by Alison Terjek, the YM chair in the neighboring CT chapter. Then some chatting, food, and beer nearby at Big Elm Brewing in Sheffield, MA. Please R.S.V.P. to Alison if you’d like to go on the hike.
http://activities.outdoors.org/search/index.cfm/action/details/id/94983

Northern Pass update and thanks

I’m writing to update you on next steps in our Northern Pass opposition work that contributions from your chapters helped make happen. As you know we sought funding from you to help meet the expense of the visual expert we hired in partnership with the Forest Society (SPNHF), and who is providing a key counterpoint to Northern Pass’s assessment of the visual impacts of the project. The filing deadline for that testimony was December 30th, and we are very pleased with the results.

Wildlife Tracking: Find & Follow the Signs

Noble View Naturalist Series 2017

Leader: Jim Pelletier, Berkshire Wildlife Tracker & Appalachian Trail Committee Chair

Come learn about tracks, their patterns, and other signs of winter wildlife: how to look and what to look for. We’ll spend a short time inside at the beginning discussing tracking and then hit the trails and fields, looking for tracks and signs and learning to understand the stories they tell. A laminated Animal Tracks ID card that trackers use in the field will be included. Donation $5.00.

Date: 
Saturday, January 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

AMC Berkshire Kayak Fleet Sale

All kayaks are in Amherst. Pick-up only, Normal wear and tear. None of the boats come with skirts or paddles.
Please contact Charlie: cmurray@strose.edu

Aquaterra Keowee 2 tandem rec kayak (blue) $150
Dagger Nomad ww kayak (red) $200
Perception Sparc (red/yellow) $125
Old Town Heron sea kayak $200
Perception Shadow sea kayak $200
Necky Looksha V sea kayak $200
Scupper Pro SOT kayak (red) $125

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