One valley…one environment…one history…all powered by the Blackstone River. So nationally significant, it was named the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor
And the Ants Go Marching…-What’s between 65 and 145 million years old? Ants! They live everywhere in the world except Antarctica and several very remote islands. They live in a colony, a huge organism where the ants work in a uniform way for the collective good. Each ant has a task. The Queen lays a bazillion eggs. The wingless […]
And now, by popular demand, the expanded Easy Walks in Massachusetts 2nd edition is here! Including 16 towns in the Blackstone Valley and uPper Charles River watersheds--Bellingham, Blackstone, Douglas, Franklin, Grafton, Hopedale, Medway, Mendon, Milford, Millis, Millville, Northbridge, Upton, Uxbridge, Wrentham, and Woonsocket RI. with locations maps, trail condiiton information, pictures, notes about which trails are dog-friendly, which ones have bathrooms.50+ trails. Available on Amazon or createspace. Here's the createspace link: www.createspace.com/6226590
We are live at Family Fun Day at the Kelly House Museum! We have the best volunteers, like Rosanne and Kathy who are leading a wildflower walk and Steve who is teaching people how to remove Gypsy Moth eggs sacks from trees. We have Maryanne from Scattered Seeds Foundation who came with her tree bus, staff from RI DEM"S Great Outdoor Pursuit, volunteers from New Bedford Whaling Museum dressed in period costume and more! We are here until 4pm! Come say hi! ... See MoreSee Less
It’s authentic…the real deal! This is where the American Industrial Revolution began and sent reverberations throughout the country. Follow the 46 miles of the Blackstone River as it drops 450 feet to sea level. Explore the varied habitats of its watershed, the charming towns and villages in the region, and our distinctive culture created by ethnic influences from around the globe. This is Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.
An energetic non-profit, Blackstone Heritage corridor, Inc. partners with organizations, local communities and businesses, and residents to ensure the long-term vitality of the National Heritage Corridor.