By Jim Madigan Connecting Point WGBY
The Hitchcock Center for the Environment was founded in 1962 by Ethel Dubois (1906–1987), a retired guidance counselor. With a handful of dedicated volunteers, she provided summer camp and nature programs for low-income children, primarily from Holyoke and Springfield. Today, the Center remains true to its mission: to foster greater awareness and understanding of the environment and develop environmentally literate citizens. Recently Julie Johnson, Exec. Dir. of the Hitchcock Center for the Environment in Amherst discussed the new environmental center they are building. Watch the interview…Click here to return to full list of news entries.