Environmental Stewardship

The Center for Ecological Technology (CET) provides practical, affordable, and environmentally sound solutions to the problems all of us face each day. CET devotes its resources to four areas of environmental concerns and assists Berkshire Businesses and Homeowners in maximizing our energy and natural resources. Check out their resources for recycling computers, cell phones, paper, building energy-star homes, and more!

CET Office 
112 Elm Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 445-4556
fax: (413) 443-8123

Visit CET at http://www.cetonline.org to learn more about their programs.

Appalachian Trail in the Berkshires – Nearly ninety miles of the Appalachian Trail wind through Berkshire County. Hike for a day or take advantage of the numerous overnight shelters for long trips. Explore the natural world of mountains, streams, lakes and forests in the hills of western Massachusetts.

Berkshire Botanical Garden – 15 acres of intimate landscapes and display gardens. Educational programs, events, gift shop. Stockbridge, MA

Berkshire Grown – Support for our local farms by taking advantage of our areas locally raised and produced food, flowers and plants, through farmer’s markets and the long list of businesses who participate. Community membership organization dedicated to supporting local food and farms. Members have pledged to support local farms and the stunning land they preserve by buying locally-grown and locally-produced food and flowers.

Mohawk Trail Association – Visit the Mohawk Trail in western MA for hiking, biking, outdoor recreation, rafting, beautiful scenery, fall foliage at its best and great shopping, lodging and dining.

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary – Seven miles of trails. 1500 acres of natural beauty. Nature programs, including naturalist guided canoe trips offered.