Tag: Columbia Land Conservancy

Winter Hike/Snowshoe Adventure at Hand Hollow Conservation Are, Feb 4


Join Whale of a Trail and the Columbia Land Conservancy for a Snowshoe Adventure at the Hand Hollow Conservation area on Saturday, February 4th.

There is so much to enjoy about being outdoors in the winter season despite the cold temperatures. Come learn about the science of snow, winter outdoor safety, navigation, identifying animal activity and more. In the event there is not enough snow, we will enjoy a winter hike.

Some snowshoe experience is recommended for this adventure.

Things to bring: Weather-appropriate clothing and footwear, and water. Snowshoes will be provided, but please bring your own if you have them.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, February 4, 2023 / 1:30pm – 3pm

LOCATION: Hand Hollow Conservation Area
4079 County Route 9
East Chatham, NY

COST/REGISTRATION:
Free
Registration is required. Contact Jenifer Rosete at Jenifer.Rosete@clctrust.org to register.

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Columbia Land Conservancy Inc.
49 Main Street Chatham, NY
info@clctrust.org
518.392.5252

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Columbia Land Conservancy Nature Quest Hike at Drowned Lands, Dec 7

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and Roe Jan Library as we hike the Nature Quest trail at Drowned Lands Swamp Conservation Area and learn about the animals that live there. Nature Quest booklets will be provided where we will be collecting stamps of different wetland creatures that can be found there.

What to expect? A short walk along the Wetland Trail as we search for each Nature Quest stop.

Things to bring? Water and weather-appropriate clothing and footwear.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, December 7, 2022 / 1:15pm – 2:30

LOCATION: Drowned Lands Swamp Conservation Area
645 County Route 3

COST/REGISTRATION: free
Register here

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Columbia Land Conservancy Inc.
49 Main Street Chatham, NY
info@clctrust.org
518.392.5252

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Columbia Land Conservancy & Cornell Cooperative ‘Star Lore’ Event, Nov 15

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and Cornell Cooperative Extension at Ooms Conservation Area to explore the night sky on Tuesday, November 15th. Human cultures have directed their gaze towards the heavens for thousands of years. Justin Wexler of Wild Hudson Valley will guide for a night of learning about the importance of the stars, the moon, and the darkness of night for Northeastern Native Peoples.

Please dress appropriately for the weather. All are welcome for this fun family event!

Things to bring: Water, weather appropriate clothing and footwear, binoculars.

Difficulty level: We will be walking the Pond Loop up to the overlook. These trails include inclines, loose gravel, roots, mowed grass paths, and may be muddy if it’s recently rained. 

Questions? Please contact Jenifer Rosete at Jenifer.Rosete@clctrust.org

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 / 5pm – 6:30pm

LOCATION: Ooms Conservation Area
480 Rock City Road
Chatham, NY 12037

COST/REGISTRATION: $15
Register here

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Columbia Land Conservancy Inc.
49 Main Street Chatham, NY
info@clctrust.org
518.392.5252

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Columbia Land Conservancy Under the Surface: Lake Explorers at Olana, Aug 13

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy and Olana for a Stream & Pond Backpack Program, Under the Surface: Lake Explorers at Olana, August 13th.

Join Columbia Land Conservancy‘s Jenifer Rosete for an afternoon of lake exploration. Take a closer look at Olana’s man-made Lake to learn what macroinvertebrates are living below the surface and what they can tell us about water quality. Waders, nets, and field guides will be provided. The Columbia Land Conservancy works with their community to conserve the farmland, forests, wildlife habitat and rural character of Columbia County, strengthening connections between people and the land.

Jenifer Rosete joined CLC in October 2020 and is a Columbia County native with a degree in Environmental Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology Jenifer enjoys connecting to nature through hiking, bird watching, photography, and searching for geocaches.

Difficulty level: Short walk to the lake, then we will be exploring the pond with nets, magnifying glasses, field guides, waders.

What to bring: Sunscreen, water, weather appropriate clothing and footwear. Waders, nets, and field guides will be provided.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, August 13, 2022 / 1 – 2pm

LOCATION: Olana State Historic Site
5720 State Route 9G
Hudson, NY 12534

COST/REGISTRATION: $10 Olana Members, $15 Non-Members
Use discount code EOO22 for $5 off
Click here to register

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info@clctrust.org
518.392.5252

Call Olana at 518.751.0344 if you have any questions about registration.

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Columbia Land Conservancy Volunteer Day at Greenport Conservation Area, Jun 10

The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) Volunteer Day is June 10. The CLC will be installing a mulch garden path in the new wildflower meadow at Greenport Conservation Area. Participants will be using recycled materials and local mulch to build a small pathway. 

Difficulty level: The work is 0.1 miles away from the parking lot, on flat terrain. It will involve raking and possibly pushing a wheelbarrow. 

Things to bring: Plenty of water, work shoes, work gloves and sunscreen.

DATE/TIMEFriday, June 10, 2022 / 2pm 

LOCATION: Greenport Conservation Area
319 Joslen Blvd
Hudson, NY 12534

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