The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Mass Audubon’s Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary features Dale Monette

Dale Monette is showing his local wildlife prints at Mass Audubon’s Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Rd., Easthampton from July 1st through July 31st with a reception at Arcadia on July 21st from 5 until 7 PM.

Dale Monette specializes in nature photography, wildlife, and landscapes. During the 1980s, he was involved in the successful efforts to bring back the common loons and bald eagles as nesting species to the Quabbin watershed. Through his photographs, Dale shares his unique familiarity with the land and the animals living throughout Massachusetts and the Quabbin watershed. He spent the last 30 years of his career with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation working at Quabbin as an educator and a naturalist.

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