FirstLight Power Hosts “Winter Wildlife Detectives” Family Adventure

February 18, 2020

FirstLight Power’s “Winter Wildlife Detectives” program was featured on the front page of the Greenfield Recorder:  https://www.recorder.com/Northfield-educator-teaches-tracking-animals-in-the-snow-32563048 A fun family adventure led by local educator Kathy Richards, kids learn about the different animals in our area and the tracks they make, and get to explore the trails at FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center.  […]

FirstLight Event Supports Raptor Rescue in Massachusetts

January 29, 2020

FirstLight Power was delighted to partner with the Northfield Bird Club for an event January 14 that attracted 86 attendees–and raised more than $1,100 for rehabilitating sick and injured hawks and owls to return to the wild! Tom Ricardi of the Massachusetts Bird of Prey Raptor Rehabilitation Facility in Conway was our special guest, and […]

Happy New Year from all of us at FirstLight Power!

January 1, 2020

We can think of no better way to celebrate the New Year in New England than a walk in the woods, illustrated by this picture of sunny Rose Ledge in Erving, MA, taken after our recent snow storm by our FLP colleague and gifted nature photographer, Beth Pelton.  Come out and visit us at Northfield […]

FirstLight to Open Shepaug Bald Eagle Observatory for the Winter, Beginning 12/18

December 17, 2019

FirstLight Power, the operator of the Shepaug Hydroelectric Power Station in Southbury, will open the Shepaug Bald Eagle Observatory for the winter season on December 18th.  The observatory will be open on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. from December 18, 2019-March 8, 2020. Over the years the Shepaug Bald Eagle […]

FirstLight welcomes regional workforce development officials

December 4, 2019

FirstLight Power was delighted to welcome representatives from Greenfield Community College, MassHire Frankllin Hampshire Career Center, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, the Franklin Regional Council of Governments, and the Town of Erving on November 26th for a tour of FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain energy storage facility. The visit also offered GCC’s newly named Chief Workforce Development […]