Pioneer Valley Fern Society

Briggs Brook Fern Walk

Sunday July 10 1-3PM

Posted: to General News on Thu, Jun 30, 2022
Updated: Thu, Jun 30, 2022

Moonworts

Another fern to be on the lookout for!

Posted: to General News on Wed, Jun 29, 2022
Updated: Wed, Jun 29, 2022

Ferns of Highland Park

Two fern walk options on Sunday June 19th

Posted: to General News on Fri, Jun 17, 2022
Updated: Fri, Jun 17, 2022

Mother’s Day Fern & Wildflower Hike

Chard Pond, Sunderland 1-3PM

Posted: to General News on Tue, May 3, 2022
Updated: Tue, May 3, 2022

Remembering Joe Strauch Jr.

Posted: to General News on Sat, Apr 23, 2022
Updated: Sat, Apr 23, 2022

First Fern Walk of the Season April 24th - Reminder

Mt Toby Waterfall, Leverett MA

Posted: to General News on Sat, Apr 23, 2022
Updated: Sat, Apr 23, 2022

Fern Walk Season Starts!

Sunday April 24th at Mt Toby Waterfall

Posted: to General News on Fri, Apr 15, 2022
Updated: Fri, Apr 15, 2022

More Fiddleheads on their way!

Bulblet Ferns are next.

Posted: to General News on Sat, Apr 2, 2022
Updated: Sat, Apr 2, 2022

More Fiddleheads are arriving!

Rusty Woodsia Tiny Fiddleheads

Posted: to General News on Sun, Mar 27, 2022
Updated: Sun, Mar 27, 2022

First Fern Fiddlehead News!

Fragile Ferns start the season.

Posted: to General News on Thu, Mar 24, 2022
Updated: Thu, Mar 24, 2022

Signs of Spring 3

Ostrich ferns

Posted: to General News on Sun, Mar 20, 2022
Updated: Sun, Mar 20, 2022

Signs of Spring 2

Beginning signs of Fiddleheads

Posted: to General News on Sun, Mar 13, 2022
Updated: Sun, Mar 13, 2022

Winter Ferns

#6 WalkingFern

Posted: to General News on Mon, Feb 28, 2022
Updated: Mon, Feb 28, 2022

Spring is coming!

Evergreen Wood Fern showing signs of Spring

Posted: to General News on Mon, Feb 21, 2022
Updated: Mon, Feb 21, 2022

Winter Ferns

#5 Marginal Wood Fern

Posted: to General News on Sat, Feb 12, 2022
Updated: Sat, Feb 12, 2022

Winter Ferns

#4 Evergreen Wood Fern

Posted: to General News on Sat, Feb 5, 2022
Updated: Sat, Feb 5, 2022

Winter Ferns

#3 Appalachian Polypody

Posted: to General News on Sun, Jan 23, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jan 23, 2022

Winter Ferns

#2 Common Polypody

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Updated: Mon, Jan 17, 2022

Winter Ferns

#1 Christmas Fern

Posted: to General News on Fri, Dec 24, 2021
Updated: Fri, Dec 24, 2021

Late Season Ferning

Not too late to find some different ferns

Posted: to General News on Wed, Dec 22, 2021
Updated: Wed, Dec 22, 2021

"Black Friday" Hike rescheduled to Saturday

Saturday November 27th 12-3pm

Posted: to General News on Thu, Nov 25, 2021
Updated: Thu, Nov 25, 2021

"Black Friday" Tree & Winter Fern Hike

Mt Toby Forest, November 26, 1-3PM

Posted: to General News on Fri, Nov 19, 2021
Updated: Fri, Nov 19, 2021

Fall Ferns

Dissected Grape Ferns still beautiful

Posted: to General News on Wed, Nov 17, 2021
Updated: Wed, Nov 17, 2021

Happy Halloween!

Ghost ferns are out there waiting for you!

Posted: to General News on Sat, Oct 30, 2021
Updated: Sat, Oct 30, 2021

PVFS hats!

New PVFS hats now available.

Posted: to General News on Sun, Sep 26, 2021
Updated: Sun, Sep 26, 2021

Focused Fern Walk this Sunday Sept 19th

Amherst College land, off College St

Posted: to General News on Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Updated: Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Reminder for Mt Toby Waterfall Fern Hike this Sunday Sept 12th

Fern Hike 2-4pm this Sunday Sept 12th

Posted: to General News on Thu, Sep 9, 2021
Updated: Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Favorite Fern Places

Cady’s Falls Botanical Garden

Posted: to General News on Mon, Sep 6, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 6, 2021

Fern Walk Cancelled for Sunday August 22, 2021

Two for one Gill Fern Walk rescheduled to Sunday August 29th

Posted: to General News on Sat, Aug 21, 2021
Updated: Sat, Aug 21, 2021

Fern Walk still on for today, Sunday July 25th, 2-4 pm

Bearsden Forest Conservation Area, Athol MA

Posted: to General News on Sun, Jul 25, 2021
Updated: Sun, Jul 25, 2021

Fern Walk this Sunday July 25th 2-4pm

Bearsden Forest Conservation Area, Athol MA

Posted: to General News on Fri, Jul 23, 2021
Updated: Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Unusual Fern Found!

Cut-leaved polypody found in Shutesbury!

Posted: to General News on Wed, Jul 14, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jul 14, 2021

Fern walks added to Schedule

Three events in July now on calendar

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jul 5, 2021
Updated: Mon, Jul 5, 2021

Still a few slots open for Mother’s Day hike

Chard Pond Ferns & Wildflowers 1-3pm

Posted: to General News on Thu, May 6, 2021
Updated: Thu, May 6, 2021

Mother’s Day Fern & Wildflower Hike

Chard Pond, Sunderland

Posted: to General News on Sat, May 1, 2021
Updated: Sat, May 1, 2021

Fern Walk Update

Next fern walk May 9th

Posted: to General News on Wed, Apr 28, 2021
Updated: Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Fern Walk still on today

Mt Toby Waterfall, Leverett MA

Posted: to General News on Sun, Apr 25, 2021
Updated: Sun, Apr 25, 2021

Rain date for this Sunday April 25th, if needed

First Fern Walk rain date Sunday May 2nd

Posted: to General News on Tue, Apr 20, 2021
Updated: Tue, Apr 20, 2021

First Fern Walk of the Season April 25th

Join us for a Covid-careful fern walk

Posted: to General News on Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Updated: Sat, Apr 17, 2021

Fiddlehead season is here!

Numerous fern fiddleheads are coming up now.

Posted: to General News on Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Updated: Sat, Apr 17, 2021

Fern Allies - Clubmosses 5

Blue Ground Cedar or Deep Root Creeping Cedar

Posted: to General News on Sun, Apr 4, 2021
Updated: Sun, Apr 4, 2021

First Fern Fiddlehead News!

Fragile Fern, Amherst

Posted: to General News on Fri, Mar 26, 2021
Updated: Fri, Mar 26, 2021

Fern Allies - Clubmosses 4

Shining Fir Moss

Posted: to General News on Sat, Mar 20, 2021
Updated: Sat, Mar 20, 2021

Fern Allies - Clubmosses 3

Southern Ground Cedar or Fan Clubmoss

Posted: to General News on Thu, Mar 4, 2021
Updated: Thu, Mar 4, 2021

Fern Allies - Clubmosses 2c

Running or Wolf’s Claw Clubmoss, new photo

Posted: to General News on Sat, Feb 20, 2021
Updated: Sat, Feb 20, 2021

Fern Allies - Clubmosses 2a

Running or Wolf’s Claw Clubmoss

Posted: to General News on Sat, Feb 20, 2021
Updated: Sat, Feb 20, 2021

Fern Allies - Clubmosses 1

Tree Clubmoss

Posted: to General News on Mon, Feb 8, 2021
Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Winter Ferns

Grape Fern in snow

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jan 18, 2021
Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2021

Winter Ferns

Wall Rue a special find

Posted: to General News on Wed, Dec 30, 2020
Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Fall Ferns

Purple-stem Cliffbrake

Posted: to General News on Wed, Dec 9, 2020
Updated: Wed, Dec 9, 2020

Fall Ferns

Blunt-lobed Woodsias

Posted: to General News on Fri, Nov 27, 2020
Updated: Fri, Nov 27, 2020

Fall Ferns

Climbing Fern a special find

Posted: to General News on Sun, Nov 1, 2020
Updated: Sun, Nov 1, 2020

Fall Ferns

Goldie’s Fern at Mt Toby

Posted: to General News on Sat, Oct 17, 2020
Updated: Sat, Oct 17, 2020

Favorite Fern Places

Hichcock Center in Amherst Fern Garden

Posted: to General News on Sat, Oct 3, 2020
Updated: Sat, Oct 3, 2020

Favorite Fern Places

Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary

Posted: to General News on Sun, Aug 23, 2020
Updated: Sun, Aug 23, 2020

Favorite Ferns

Rusty Cliff Fern

Posted: to General News on Thu, Aug 13, 2020
Updated: Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Favorite Ferns

Grape Ferns

Posted: to General News on Sat, Jul 25, 2020
Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2020

Favorite Ferns

Mountain Wood Fern

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jul 20, 2020
Updated: Mon, Jul 20, 2020

Something Different!

Oak Fern & a Fern Ally

Posted: to General News on Fri, Jul 17, 2020
Updated: Fri, Jul 17, 2020

Fern Walk in 2020?

Looking to August for a possible fern walk

Posted: to General News on Fri, Jul 3, 2020
Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2020

Fiddlehead Quiz

Can you identify this fern by its fiddleheads?

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jun 15, 2020
Updated: Mon, Jun 15, 2020

Fiddlehead Quiz

Can you identify this fern by its fiddleheads?

Posted: to General News on Thu, Jun 11, 2020
Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2020

Fiddlehead Quiz

Can you identify this fern by its fiddleheads?

Posted: to General News on Tue, Jun 2, 2020
Updated: Tue, Jun 2, 2020

Fiddlehead Quiz

Can you identify this fern by its fiddleheads?

Posted: to General News on Thu, May 21, 2020
Updated: Thu, May 21, 2020

Fiddlehead Quiz

Can you identify this fern by its fiddleheads?

Posted: to General News on Sat, May 9, 2020
Updated: Sat, May 9, 2020

Mother’s Day Fern & Wildflower Hike CANCELLED

May 10th event cancelled due to Covid19 restrictions

Posted: to General News on Wed, Apr 22, 2020
Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Fiddleheads

Figuring out the fiddleheads as they emerge...

Posted: to General News on Wed, Apr 22, 2020
Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Start of new Ferning Season!

First results from Chard Pond-New Fiddleheads!

Posted: to General News on Wed, Apr 1, 2020
Updated: Wed, Apr 1, 2020

New photos of ferns seen this winter

Posted: to General News on Sun, Mar 22, 2020
Updated: Sun, Mar 22, 2020

New photos of unusual ferns from 2019 season

Posted: to General News on Tue, Sep 3, 2019
Updated: Tue, Sep 3, 2019

Two Fern Walks coming up soon

Fern walks in Sunderland & Shutesbury Aug 4 & 10

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jul 29, 2019
Updated: Mon, Jul 29, 2019

July Fern Walk Schedule

check out upcoming events

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jul 8, 2019
Updated: Mon, Jul 8, 2019

Fern Walk at Elf Meadow

Sunday June 23rd

Posted: to General News on Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Updated: Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Mother’s Day Fern & Wildflower walk cancelled because of rain

rescheduled to next week, May 19th

Posted: to General News on Sun, May 12, 2019
Updated: Sun, May 12, 2019

Mother’s Day Fern & Wildflower Hike

Fern & Wildlflower Hike at Chard Pond Sunday May 12, 2019

Posted: to General News on Sat, May 11, 2019
Updated: Sat, May 11, 2019

Mt Toby Waterfall Fiddlehead & Wildflower Walk this Sunday

Posted: to General News on Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Updated: Mon, Apr 29, 2019

First 2 Fern Walks of 2019!

PVFS announces first 2 fern walks of the season!

Posted: to General News on Sun, Mar 24, 2019
Updated: Mon, Apr 29, 2019

PVFS Fern Walk this Sunday August 19th

Mt Toby Waterfall Fern Walk

Posted: to General News on Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Updated: Mon, Aug 13, 2018

PVFS Fern Walk

North Mountain Fern Walk this Sunday August 5

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jul 30, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Wet & Dry Ferns this Sunday July 29th

Posted: to General News on Tue, Jul 24, 2018
Updated: Tue, Jul 24, 2018

Change in date for Wet & Dry Ferns trip

Change in date for Wet & Dry Ferns trip!

Posted: to General News on Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Updated: Sun, Mar 24, 2019

Green River Fern Foray

Fern walk along the Green River on Sunday July 1st

Posted: to General News on Thu, Jun 28, 2018
Updated: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Updated calendar of events for 2018

See the latest listings of a variety of fern walks for this summer on our calendar. Hope you can join us for some!

Posted: to General News on Thu, Jun 7, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Mt. Toby Tower Rd Fern Walk (corrected)

Posted: to General News on Fri, Jun 1, 2018
Updated: Thu, Jun 7, 2018

Mother’s Day Fern & Wildflower Hike

Fern & Wildlflower Hike at Chard Pond Sunday May 13, 2018

Posted: to General News on Tue, May 1, 2018
Updated: Fri, Jun 1, 2018

Tree & Winter Fern Hike

Mt Toby Tree & Winter Fern Hike Friday 11/24/17

Posted: to General News on Sun, Nov 12, 2017
Updated: Tue, May 1, 2018

Ferns of South Quabbin

Introduction to common ferns

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Updated: Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Mt Toby Waterfall Fern Walk, Leverett MA

Fern Walk on Sunday July 2, 2017 1-3 PM

Posted: to General News on Thu, Jun 29, 2017
Updated: Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Mt Toby Fern Walk 6/11/17

Mt. Toby Tower Rd Fern Walk this Sunday June 11, 2017

Posted: to General News on Mon, Jun 5, 2017
Updated: Mon, Jun 5, 2017

Chard Pond Fern & Wildflower Walk 5/14/17

Chard Pond Fern & Wildflower Walk May 14, 2017 2-3 PM

Posted: to General News on Mon, May 8, 2017
Updated: Mon, May 8, 2017

Mt Toby Waterfall Fiddlehead Walk 5/7/17

Change in date for Fiddlehead Walk at Mt Toby to May 7th

Posted: to General News on Mon, Apr 17, 2017
Updated: Mon, Apr 17, 2017

PVFS Schedule for 2017 as of 2/22/17

PVFS 2017 Season Walks & Workshops as of 2/22/17

Posted: to General News on Sun, Feb 5, 2017
Updated: Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Tree & Fern Hike is on for today 11/25/16

Posted: to General News on Fri, Nov 25, 2016
Updated: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

Sundays in September Fern & Forest Walks 2016

Sundays in September Fern & Forest Walks

Posted: to General News on Mon, Sep 5, 2016
Updated: Sun, Feb 5, 2017

First 2016 Fern Walk Schedule

Schedule of PVFS Fern Walks 2016

Posted: to General News on Sun, Jun 12, 2016
Updated: Sun, Feb 5, 2017

Pioneer Valley Fern Society Opens Doors

Local non-profit begins membership drive and announces schedule

Posted: to General News on Wed, Nov 4, 2015
Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Calendar of Events
Quabbin Gate 15, Shutesbury MA
Posted to: General Events
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    Shutesbury, MA 01072