|Berkshire Taconic Grant Funds BEAT Youth Program|
|08:00AM / Monday, July 04, 2022|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Crane Family Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation awarded $2,200 to Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT) in support of connecting kids with nature through programs in parks in the Westside of Pittsfield.
The grant will allow BEAT to purchase materials and plan programs that will give kids the opportunity to collect insects. the program will teach them how to collect in a safe and mindful way that is beneficial to themselves and the insects.
It will also allow teaching opportunities on pollination, biodiversity, and the importance of insects to the global ecosystem.