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Sounds of the Summer Night

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Did you know… you can tell the temperature by the chirps of a Snowy Tree cricket?  Have you ever wondered what insects make up the amazing chorus on summer nights?

The WRLF invites you to Sheep Hill on Thursday August 7th at 8:30 PM to learn more about the fascinating world of grasshoppers, crickets, katydids and more. Bring a flashlight and shoes suitable for damp and possibly mud conditions.  The program is free and suitable for all ages. RAIN DATE AUGUST 14.








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The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation (WRLF) is hosting its annual summer Open House and Ice Cream Social on Thursday July 31 from 1-4 PM at its Sheep Hill headquarters in Williamstown.

The afternoon will feature activities for children, a nature hike, fun projects and local ice cream served with seasonal fruits.  Visitors are encouraged to visit exhibits and explore Sheep Hill’s varied habitats and the new interpretive center. A $3 donation is suggested.  The event will be held rain or shine.


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The heat of summer is the peak time for butterflies, and the Sheep Hill meadow with its array of native plants attracts many varieties.

Join summer naturalist/interpreter Maria Dunlavey for a weekly butterfly walk and learn more about the natural history of these summer beauties. The walk is open to all ages and free of charge.

Wood Nymph, a common butterfly of the meadows

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