Boreal Forest Ecology Hike — Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary sponsors moderately strenuous hike in Savoy State Forest in Florida on Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fee: $20. Preregistration required. Call 584-3009 or emal firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amherst Exploratory Nature Walk — Hitchcock Center and Kestrel Land Trust are sponsoring a walk with Pete Westover and John Green on Dec. 1 from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Larch Hill Conservation Area in Amherst. To preregister call 549-1097 or go to kestreltrust.org.
Hot Chocolate Run —Annual 5K run or 2-mile walk through downtown Northampton to benefit Safe Passage takes place Dec. 2, beginning behind the Northampton Brewery. Walk starts at 9:30 a.m., run at 10 a.m. Rain or shine. For more information go to www.safepassage.org.