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Events - Between February 2010 and November 4, 2017; committee events have drawn at least 1,722 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.  Our last meeting was Sept 27, 2017.


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. 

Meeting are very interactive and cover many issues.

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

please e-mail Todd at and you'll be forwarded additional information.


Bear Hole history with Dennis Picard  

West Springfield Library

Wednesday, November 15, 2017.  6:30pm

BH History-Nov 15.pdf

Earth Day 2018 organizational meeting.  Tuesday, November 14, 3:30pm

West Springfield Public Library, 2nd floor conference room.  Anyone can attend.

Earth Day 2018

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

e-mail us at

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





  • Winter 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 some events occur, go to the  CONTACT US link and send Todd an e-mail asking to be added.  As of September 2017 there are currently 68 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 and group sizes are typically between 6 and 10 people, sometimes less.  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

2014-2017 Summary of Events