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Robinson State Park Day & Bioblitz

  • Robinson State Park 428 North Street Feeding Hills, MA, 01030 United States (map)

The Town of Agawam has proclaimed the third Saturday of every June as Robinson State Park Day! This event is celebrated in the park with a wide range of activities and events. This event is sponsored by Largess Forestry, Inc and organized by Veronica Bobskill with the assistance from the Friends of Robinson State Park.

The Park is open to the public from 8AM to 8PM. Events start at the Pavillion.

8:00AM: Bird Walk--A guided tour to view and hear the birds in the Park. Bring binoculars.

10:00AM, 12:00PM, & 2PM: Big Tree Hikes with Matt Largess from Largess Forestry, Inc.

10:00AM-12:00PM: Children's Nature Coloring with Pat Bertone-Gross, former Agawam High School Math Teacher & artistic guru

11:00AM- 4:00PM: The Tree Bus with Maryanne Pacitti with the Scattered Seeds Foundation. "Our goal is to provide knowledge, opportunity and material necessary to cultivate botanical experience to whomever pines the need to learn and grow."

Ongoing: BIOBLITZ: Scientists cataloging species of plants and animals in Robinson State Park as a means to document its biodiversity and promote its conservation.

Ongoing: Identifiication of macroinvertebrates with Bob Nuzzo from Mass. DEP (Department of Environmental Protection)

***Insect repellant, sunscreen & comfortable clothing/shoes recommended for park activities. Also bring drinking water, preferably in a reusable water bottle, and a picnic lunch/snack as food is not available or sold in the park.