As part of an investment in rural communities, Hinds and his colleagues recently pushed through a $1 million supplement to a $1.5 billion school aid package. “Rural” is a category that’s slowly being replaced by the more inclusive “Low and Declining Enrollment.”
Participants will spend two to four afternoons per week working hands-on in the work world, on construction sites and working farms, earning both class credit and stipends, and learning skills in virtual and physical ‘makerspaces.’
Berkshire Natural Resources Council upgrades trails for summer season Lenox — On June 10, Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, joined members of the Berkshire Natural Resources Council board of directors, volunteers, staff and nature trail enthusiasts to unveil a redesigned trailhead kiosk and enhanced on-trail signage at BNRC’s flagship conservation reserve, Yokun Ridge South at
Naturalist and ornithologist Bruce Beehler will recount his 100-days-long 2015 field trip following the spring migration of songbirds from the coast of southeastern Texas up the Mississippi River and into the boreal forests of northern Ontario
After screening the 15-minute film, Dayson and Monpierre will discuss the process behind the project and the lessons they learned about each other’s respective art, and will invite questions and comments.
Berkshire Community College and the Berkshire Innovation Center are hosting the FIRST tech challenge, a robotics competition designed to engage and inspire students in science, technology, engineering and math.