Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

2016 Town Forest Conference

Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Forests, Fields, and Farms: Changing Landscapes
Sunday, September 25, 2016
9 AM to 4 PM N. Brookfield Elementary, 10 New School Dr., N. Brookfield, MA
Celebrating over 100 Years of Town Forests in MA
A conference for engaged citizens, landowners, natural resource professionals, municipal officials, land trusts, and civic groups. Public Welcome! Free!
Featuring Steve Long Author of Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane that Transformed New England
Agenda available on the registration website and registered attendees receive a free lunch https://bit.ly/townforest or call 413-992-8734
  • Engaging speakers will present a local historical perspective on forests and farms; including examples of successful town forest projects in North Brookfield. The 1938 Hurricane, Quaboag Plantation and local conservation will be highlighted. 
  • An afternoon filled with outdoor fun for the whole family with great exhibits and demonstrations. Also two guided afternoon hikes in North Brookfield’s Town Forest will offer an up close look at forestry in action! 
Contact: Kate Marquis for conference details kate.marquis@state.ma.us or 413-992-8734 Hosted by the Massachusetts DCR Service Forestry Program 


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