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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Photography Ambassadors to Host First Ever Gallery Show

July 11, 2019

Whitinsville, MA (July 12, 2019) – Volunteer photographers with the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Photography Ambassadors will present their first ever gallery show at the Museum of Work & Culture (42 S. Main Street, Woonsocket, RI) throughout the month of September.…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Presents 5th Annual GO!

July 11, 2019

Whitinsville, MA (July 11, 2019)  – Go explore historic mill villages, go paddle under the full moon, go to an apple festival, and go explore the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor! With more than 100 events to choose from,…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Seeks Photos for 2020 Calendar Contest

June 14, 2019

2020 Calendar Contest Theme: Weather in the Blackstone River Valley Whitinsville, MA (June 14, 2019) – Between the stunning, varied landscape of the Blackstone River Valley and the four seasons that come to paint it, , one could easily find…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Celebrates Pollinator Week with New Pollinator Resolution and Events

June 7, 2019

Whitinsville, MA (June 7, 2019) – Have you heard the buzz? Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) is celebrating Pollinator Week (June 17 to 23) with several events designed to educate the Corridor communities about the role pollinators play…

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BHC’s Bikeway Ambassadors and Blackstone Valley Paddle Club Lead Experiences Throughout the National Heritage Corridor This Summer

May 16, 2019

Public Invited to Explore Places to Cycle and Paddle on Guided Events Whitinsville, MA (May 15, 2019) – Volunteers of the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Bikeway Ambassadors and the Blackstone Valley Paddle Club launch their summer season of guided bike rides…

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Bee Aware! Take the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Pollinator Pledge

May 14, 2019

Blackstone Heritage Corridor is pleased join the National Heritage Areas Program’s pollinator campaign by creating a Pollinator Resolution for the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Area businesses, schools, and organizations can show their support by signing a pledge form…

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BHC Announces 2019 “Birding the Blackstone” Program

April 25, 2019

Blackstone Heritage Corridor Volunteer Birding Ambassadors Lead Spring Bird Walks Whitinsville, MA (April 15, 2019) – Volunteers of Blackstone Heritage Corridor’s Birding Ambassadors program are leading a series of free, guided bird walks at some of their favorite birding spots…

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May is Declared Storm Drain Awareness Month in MA and RI

April 25, 2019

Blackstone Heritage Corridor Expands Its Trash Responsibly Program to Protect Storm Drains Whitinsville, MA (April 15, 2019)  – The month of May has a little more meaning this year in the Blackstone River Valley. By way of Gubernatorial Proclamations issued…

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Blackstone River Watershed-Wide Cleanup Set for April 13

March 25, 2019

A bi-state effort is planned for a watershed-wide cleanup of the Blackstone River Watershed on Saturday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Blackstone River Watershed Association (BRWA) and the Blackstone River Watershed Council/Friends of the Blackstone (BRWC/FOB)…

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BHC Celebrates National Bike Month by Hosting Adaptive Cycling With All Out Adventures

March 13, 2019

   Whitinsville, MA (March8, 2019) – In celebration of National Bike Month in May, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) is partnering with All Out Adventures and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Universal Access Program to offer…

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Blackstone Heritage Corridor Names Kurtz Director and Announces Board Appointments

January 24, 2019

Whitinsville, MA (January 24, 2019) – Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) has named Devon Kurtz its Executive Director and made new appointments to its Board of Directors. At its annual meeting in January held at the Blackstone Valley…

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New Visitor Center Now Open

October 22, 2018

New Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center in Worcester Opens October 27 Festivities Include Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Community Celebration Whitinsville, MA (October 22, 2018) — Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. (BHC) announces the opening of the new Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center at…

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