Sheep at Sheep Hill

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 3:00pm to 8:00pm

671 Cold Spring Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267

This presentation and sheep dinner at Sheep Hill (Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation) features sheep from Black Queen Angus Farm and Dr. Gary Kleppell, Professor of Biological Sciences Director of Biodiversity, Conservation & Policy Program, University at Albany.

The schedule:

3:00 p.m. Pasture walk and sheep management tour
4:00 p.m. Fiber spinning and weaving demonstration
5:00 p.m. Sheep dinner featuring Black Queen Angus hogget (young sheep)
6:30 p.m. Speaker Dr. Gary Kleppel, University at Albany: Dr. Kleppell studies land use patterns and their effect on ecosystems. He will speak about the beneficial influence sheep can have on biodiversity and ecosystem health, using the Sheep Hill property as an example.

The pasture walk and presentations are free. Dinner is $25.00 per person.

Please register for the dinner by calling Robin Riley at Wild Oats Market:

(413) 458-8060

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Event Type

lecture/seminar/presentation

Departments

Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives

Website

http://www.wrlf.org/

Cost

25.00

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