The Berkshire Conservation District provides
technical assistance and education on soil, water, and related
natural resources. Municipalities, farmers, and landowners use
this information to make proper land use decisions.
The Berkshire Conservation District is a not
for profit environmental educational organization which works
with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to protect
the soil and water of Berkshire County.
The Berkshire Conservation District
78 Center Street Suite 206
The Berkshire Conservation District office is currently staffed
part-time. If you need to reach us,
please call (413) 443-1776 ext. 102 and leave a message
or email us at email@example.com.
Please check our blog page for meeting agendas, events, and important announcements.
The board of conservation district supervisors meet in an open public forum every second Thursday of the month at
78 Center Street, Pittsfield
Suite 206 conference room
Feel free to join us.
In November, we have two events where we hope to see you:
In collaboration with the Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden County Conservation Districts,
the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and UMass Extension, we are pleased to bring you a free soil health seminar
“Farming with Nature: Improving Soil Health on Vegetable Farms”
Wednesday, November 5th from 9am to 2:45pm
Immanuel Lutheran Church in North Amherst (nearby the UMass agricultural center).
See the attached flyer for registration information. Lunch will be provided.
Lastly, we would like to invite you to attend our annual meeting and elections on
Thursday, November 13th
Zucchini’s Restaurant in Pittsfield
Share a meal with us and a special presentation
“Raw Milk: History, Myths, and Reality” by Winton Pitcoff of NOFA/Mass Raw Milk Network
Christine Clarke, NRCS State Conservationist for Massachusetts will also share with us a slideshow presentation of her time in Hawaii.
Tickets are $30, covering the cost of a buffet dinner with coffee/tea and dessert.
See the attached invitation to RSVP by November 5th.