2017 Events Calendar


All are welcome to Opacum Events. Please consider becoming a member of Opacum Land Trust so we may continue offering outstanding programs!

For additional information or to RSVP please call 508-347-9144 or email Opacum


Saturday, June 10
Claire Birtz Sanctuary History Hike
9:00am – 11:00am
Opacum’s very own Al Smith, archaeologist & geologist, will once again lead us on a historical journey through the past use of this interesting property. Al will discuss historical use of the land as well as vernal pools and plants. If time permits, we may visit the remains of a 19th century mill dam. Please RSVP, limited parking available at the trail head parking lot on Tipton Rock Road. Members are free; a $5 donation is suggested for non-members.

Tuesday, June 13 at 5:30 pm
Stephen and June Skorupski Woodlands Walk, Monson
join Botanist Leslie Duthie for an evening stroll at this new conservation property in Monson. We will walk the trail installed by Eagle Scout Sam Teerlink. Logged in 2015, let’s see how our forest regenerates, what wildflowers appear, and look for wildlife sign. Mark your calendars and watch for details. Rain date June 15.

Thursday, June 22, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Wild Edible Plants with Russ Cohen

Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten, on an early evening ramble in Brimfield to learn about dozens of wild edible plant species. This is a very popular program. There is no charge, but to insure an enjoyable experience, we do limit participation. Please call 508-347-9144 or email info@opacumlt.org to reserve your spot on the hike. Clearly provide your name and contact information so that we can get back to you with the address and directions.


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Saturday July 15
Quaboag River Paddle

An easy paddle on the beautiful Quaboag River from White’s Landing in Brookfield. Bring your own kayak or canoe, or rentals available. Watch in early summer for more details on our website and Facebook page. Contact Sarah Brodeur: massconn@opacumlt.org

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Check back here soon for fun programs, hikes and more during 2017!







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