WRL Talks on the Hill – Low-Density Development in Williamstown

Annika Harrington '23 and Regina Fink '22.5 present on their independent research project from the Williams College Fall 2021 class, “Environmental Planning Workshop: Community-Based Experience”. The project underscored for them the importance of working to most effectively use and zone the land in order to benefit both the environment and the community.

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Williamstown Rural Lands
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WRL Talks on the Hill – Playing Nice with Others on the Appalachian Trail

Cosmo Catalano shares the origin story of the Massachusetts stretch of the Appalachian Trail & the many who continue to manage & maintain it.

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Williamstown Rural Lands
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Lectures & Forums

WRL Talks on the Hill – Looking Back to See Our Future

Tom Johnson discusses "hindcasting," looking back at climate history to forecast future climate change.  Johnson reflects on the "paleoclimatology” of New England.

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Williamstown Rural Lands
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Lectures & Forums

WRL Talks on the Hill – On Farming 328North

Tu Le of 328North, a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm, discusses stewarding his residential lot for farming using intensive methods & sustainable practices.

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Williamstown Rural Lands
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Lectures & Forums

WRL Talks on the Hill – Lost Ski Areas of the Berkshires

From the 1930s - 1970s, there were 44 ski areas in the Berkshires. Today there are only 7. Jeremy Davis, author of "Lost Ski Areas of the Berkshires" chronicles their story in this W'town Rural Lands "Talks on the Hill" virtual monthly lectures series.

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Williamstown Rural Lands
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Lectures & Forums