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SPC Welcome,

The Springside Conservancy is a coalition of institutions that have for several decades operated out ofor are involved in the ongoing activity and stewardship of Springside Park, including the HebertArboretum, Springside Greenhouse Group, the Friends of Springside, and Morningside Initiative.These volunteer organizations have worked for many years supporting activities which enhance thepark and serve the community. Collectively contributing many thousands of hours in services rangingfrom maintaining and physically improving the park to providing educational and cultural programs forthe public. These organizations have a keen perspective on the importance of this building to the park and the parks unique importance to Pittsfield.


April Discoe-Keough
​President Springside Park Conservancy

Our Purpose

To maintain integrity of the borders and designated activities in Springside Park.
To define suitable usage of Park attributes in accordance with the expressed intent of the original donors.
To assist potential and current users of Springside Park and proposed developers of specific projects to enhance the maintainability and function of the park in conjunction with City commissions.
To eliminate nonconforming or unauthorized usage of the park properties or assist in obtaining proper authorization through established city agencies.
To assure conformance to local, State and Federal laws and regulations.
To assist in publicizing Springside Park to enable the general public to be informed of potential changes and current advantages.
To seek stronger recognition by the City of Pittsfield of Springside Park’s needs through such channels as the Master Plan and future Capital expenditure decisions.


Our History

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