Monday, July 19, 2010

Fwd: Art and Nature Program at Sheep Hill August 2-6, 2010

From: "Leslie Reed-Evans" <>
Date: July 19, 2010 3:37:03 PM CDT
To: "Leslie Reed-Evans" <>
Subject: Art and Nature Program at Sheep Hill August 2-6, 2010
Press Release
For immediate release
The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation welcomes artist and art educator Nova Rockwell back to Sheep Hill for a week-long program for 9-12 year olds.  Learning From Nature: Expanding Your Imagination and Skills of Observation will run from 9 AM to noon daily Monday August 2 through Friday August 6.  Leslie Reed-Evans, WRLF Executive Director and naturalist, will co-lead the program.
During the week we will explore flora and fauna at Sheep Hill, make nature journals, play games that encourage close observation of the environs of Sheep Hill, and create  a variety of art projects based on the season and what nature offers at  Sheep Hill. It will be a rewarding week working from imagination and observation.  The cost is $150 per child, or $125 for WRLF members. For more information or to register please contact the WRLF at or 413-458-2494.
The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation is a non-profit, member-supported land conservation trust committed to preserving the rural character of Williamstown and its surroundings.  Sheep Hill, a conservation property and the headquarters of the WRLF, is located on Route 7 approximately one mile south of the rotary in Williamstown. The entrance is on the west side of the road.  Sheep Hill and other WRLF properties are open daily to the public for hiking and enjoyment of nature.  The WRLF holds programs and events year round that celebrate the nature and history of the region.  Visit for more information and a calendar of events.

Leslie Reed-Evans
Executive Director
Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation
Sheep Hill
671 Cold Spring Road
Williamstown, MA  01267


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