Pittsfield Green Drinks, a gathering of people interested in conservation and environmental issues, will be held Tuesday, Dec. 18, starting at 5:15 p.m., at O'Laughlin's Pub, 342 Merrill Road.

At 6:30 p.m., Nick Wildman of the Mass. Division of Ecological Restoration will give a short presentation on restoring free-flowing streams.

The event is sponsored by the Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT).

The January meeting of Pittsfield Green Drinks will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Mad Jacks BBQ, 295 North St.

Information: Jane Winn at BEAT, (413) 230-7321 or jane@thebeatnews.org,