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Events - Between February 2010 and January 20, 2018; committee events have drawn at least 1,812 participants!
   

Events are sponsored by the Environmental Committee. 

Some events are co-sponsored with the West Springfield Historical Commission or

West Springfield Public Library

As events become finalized, more details will be posted.

 


                                                                                  COMMITTEE MEETING INFO

 

Next meeting - To be announced

Oxford Place Community Room (37 Oxford Place)


Meetings are open to the public

 

Meetings are held at the Oxford Place Community Room (37 Oxford Place) in West Spfld. 

Anyone interested is welcomed.  No long term commitment required. 

Meeting length:  varies from just over 1 hour to up to 2 hours. 


If you are not already part of the Environmental Committee and interested in attending this meeting,

please e-mail Todd at WSGSD@comcast.net and you'll be forwarded additional information.


UPCOMING EVENTS    



Clean-Up West Springfield Day

Saturday, April 7, 2018 ~ more info forthcoming

A civic volunteer effort where teams of volunteers clean-up designated areas of West Springfield

of litter and dumping.  



Earth Day 2018

If you are interested in being a vendor with West Springfield Earth Day 2018

e-mail us at wsgsd@comcast.net

Earth Day Fair 2017, occurred on Saturday, April 22, 2017




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EVENTS UNDER CONSIDERATION

 

  • Winter (2017-2018) wildlife tracking with naturalist Tammy Olszewski.  Identifying wildlife using prints left in the snow.
    Please note that as an effort to keep hiking groups a reasonable size, some of our hikes are not advertised in the local newspaper.  The committee maintains a "VIP Hiking E-mail List".  If you are interested in keeping abreast when and where our hikes and events occur, go to the  CONTACT US link and send Todd an e-mail asking to be added.  As of December 2017 there are currently 71 people on the e-mail list.  By being on this list you will be notified before the general public is.  Hikes and events are first come / first serve.  Hikes typically draw between 6 and 10 people, sometimes less or slightly more. Lecture series can have 100 or less attendees.  Events such as nature walks have varying attendance and are not usually dog friendly.  Dogs tend to spook wildlife.  Nature walks peak at 25 to 30 people.    We guarantee you we do not share your e-mail address with any other group or organization.

 


SUMMARY OF PRIOR EVENTS  (Google docs.  Click on links)

click on this link:     2012 Summary of Events     2011 Summary of Events   2010 Summary of Events

 2014-2018 Summary of Events