Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Spring Seedling Sale Day Event - May 4th, 9am to 12pm

JOIN US FOR OUR SEEDLING
SALE DAY EVENT!!!
HELD IN TWO LOCATIONS: Springside Park, 874 North St., Pittsfield and Monument Mountain high school, 600 Stockbridge Rd., Great Barrington
Order Pick-up, Discounted seedlings, Raffle Prizes/Bake Sale, Soil Testing, and more!!

At Springside Park:
·        Springside Greenhouses Group – Annuals/perennials
·        Conservation seed mixes from Project Native
·        Compost information from Holiday Brook Farm
·        Raffle prizes
·        Soil Testing
At Monument Mountain Regional High School:
·        Scott Harrington Yardcare Service, Berkshire Bird Houses
·        Raffle prizes and Bake Sale
·        Soil Testing
(How to take a soil sample: www.berkshireconservation.org/events.html)

Friday, April 5, 2013

April Meeting Agenda

AGENDA
Meeting of the Board of Supervisors
April, 16 2013 at 4:00pm
Held at Conte Federal Building, Suite 206
78 Center St. Pittsfield, MA 01201

(note:the March meeting was canceled)
1.    Call to Order
2.    Guest Speaker: Jeff LaFleur, new Executive Director of MACD
3.    Secretary’s Report – minutes 2/19/13
4.    Treasurer’s Report  - transactions since 2/19/13
5.    Bills to Pay – Marita Carroll, BCC Scholarship
6.    Old Business
a)    Viridian RFP – no update
b)    2013 Tree Sale – update, work week and sale day planning
c)    Report on NACD/New England Leadership Meeting – Dave Frazier
d)    Partner Organization Updates – State Commission Meeting, April 11th
7.    New Business
a)    Wild Acres Trail – Guest: Robert Van Der Kar, Conservation Agent, City of
b)    Arbor Day Poetry Contest – Judges needed on April 30th from 3pm-4pm
8.    NRCS Report
9.    Administrator’s Report
10.  District Development
11.  Announcements/Closing Comments
a)    Sale Work Week: Tuesday-Friday, 9am to 3pm, 4/30-5/3 at Ned’s house
b)    Sale Day Event: Saturday, May 4th, 9am to 12pm at MMRHS and Springside Park.


Next Meeting: May 21, 2013 at 4pm             
Attachments: Minutes, Treasurer’s Report, Bills to Pay, Admin Report, NRCS report.
Minutes of past meetings are available upon request: aannichiarico@ma.usda.gov, (413) 443-1776 x102

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Seedling Sale Update

Seedling Sale Update
All promotions have ended and sales officially close Sunday, April 7th!
Get your last minute orders in! We are selling out and items are limited!

SOLD OUT: arborvitae, bristlecone pine, button bush, winterberry holly, yellow osier dogwood, Black Pearl sweet cherry, elderberry, fragrant sumac, Virginia rose.


www.berkshireconservation.org/plantsale.html