Friday, March 31, 2017

Spring Plant Sale Extended and South County Pick-Up Site Added


Sheffield Land Trust will be hosting a plant sale pick-up location for our 2017 Plant Sale!  We are also extending the ordering deadline to Friday, April 7th, both online and by mail.
 Click here to order now or visit our website, Please indicate that you would like to pick-up your order in South County during the ordering process, or by clicking here or emailing us at

PLEASE NOTE: If you have already ordered and wish to change your pick-up to the South County location, please click the link above or email us.

Again, here are the pick-up details:
South County Plant Sale Pick Up Saturday, May 13th, from 9am to 2pm at
Sheffield Land Trust
96 Main Street
Sheffield, MA
**Please direct all questions to Berkshire Conservation District**

Central and North County Plant Sale Pick Up and Overstock Sale, Saturday, May 13th, from 9am to 2pm, at Springside Park, Pittsfield, MA.

If you have questions or need to reach us for any reason, please contact us at Email is the best way to reach us at this time.

Thank You,
Supervisors of Berkshire Conservation District

Bob Lear, Chairman
Bill Pike, Vice-Chair
Aimee V. Annichiarico, Secretary
Amy Burdick, Treasurer
Ned Kirchner


Plant Sale Work Week will be held May 8th - 12th in Pittsfield. We need volunteers to help us put orders together! If you are interested, please contact us. There are some perks to the job, including free or discounted plants!

There are 2 supervisor vacancies on our board. District supervisors meet monthly, should have a strong interest in environmental and agricultural conservation and education, must be a resident of Berkshire County, and be available to participate when needed in district events, outreach, and programming. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us, or attend an upcoming meeting!

Check our blog for meeting schedules and agendas. We are currently meeting every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Conte Federal Building, 78 Center St., Suite 206 (NRCS Suite), Pittsfield, MA 01201. Meetings begin at 5pm. 

Monday, March 6, 2017

March Monthly Meeting Agenda

Monthly Meeting of the Board of Supervisors:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5:00pm
78 Center St., Suite 206, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Conference Room


  1. Call to Order
  2. Secretary’s Report
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Bills to Pay
  5. NRCS Report
    1. 2017 Spring Plant Sale update - sale in progress
      1. Permit progress
      2. Marketing campaign
    2. EOEEA Grant Contract - Finalize paperwork
    3. Financial Management
      1. Debit card and online account access
      2. Budgets
    4. Supervisor Election Paperwork
    1. Administrator Position
    2. Ethics questions - when can a former supervisor become an employee?
  8. Announcements:
  9. Adjournment

Upcoming Events/Meetings:

Wednesday, April 12th at 5pm

**All meetings are open to the public**