Upcoming EventsJoin us for nature walks, birdwatching, luncheons, work days and more throughout the year in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. Walks go, rain, sun, or snow. Bring food, water, and layered clothing. Call the Land Trust at (607) 275-9487 for details.
Talks & Treks: Fall Fungus at the Ellis Hollow Nature Preserve
09/20/2014, 10:00 AM, Ellis Hollow Nature Preserve
Join mycologist Kathie Hodge again this year to explore the curious fungus kingdom that sprouts around us in the fall. Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 607-275-9487. From Ithaca, follow Ellis Hollow Road 2.5 miles past East Hill Shopping Plaza. Turn left on Genung Road, then right on Ellis Hollow Creek Road. Preserve entrance is located 0.2 miles past intersection, on left side of road.
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Volunteer Work Day
10/18/2014, 10:00am-2:00pm, Steege Hill Preserve, Town of Big Flats
Steege Hill Road, Chemung County
Need an excuse to check out the fall foliage around the Southern Tier? Your help is needed to help trim back highly invasive trees encroaching on the trails at this very unique preserve.
Please contact email@example.com to let us know if you are able to join us for any of these work days. You are welcome to arrive when you can, and stay as long as you are able to. Work gloves and tools will be provided, but please bring plenty of water and lunch. Please mention if you would like to car-pool to any of these sites.
Talks & Treks: Tree Identification Walk
10/25/2014, 2:00PM, Bock-Harvey Preserve, Town of Enfield
Co-hosted with the Cayuga Trails Club.
Akiva Silver, naturalist, landscaper, and outdoor educator, will lead a walk that will focus on identification, natural history, wildlife value, the role of invasive plants, as well as survival uses of trees and shrubs. The walk will last two hours or more so please come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather and terrain. From Ithaca, take Rte 13 south and turn right onto Rte 327 north, following signs for the Robert H. Treman State Park. After about 3.5 miles, turn left onto Hines Road. Take the first right onto Rockwell Road. The destination will be on the left side of the road. Look for a sign that says Bock-Harvey Forest Preserve. There is plenty of space to park on the shoulder of the road.