Celebrate the season by taking to the trails on a Hoosac Range Boreal Forest hike at Savoy State Forest, Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Experience beautiful views and high elevation on an early winter hike thru the boreal and mixed hardwood forests up Spruce Hill to a vista on the Hoosac Range (Algonquin word meaning "place of stones") with great views of Mt. Greylock and Southern Vermont.
Learn how to identify high elevation winter plants and trees and their historical uses. This is a moderately strenuous hike. For info: Massaudubon.org, 413-584-3009.
Residents of Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Lanesboro, Monroe, New Ashford, North Adams, Savoy, and Wil liamstown should email aimee@gaiaroots .com to register. All others please register with Mass Audubon.