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    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
    1-2 people needed to help staff a Chapter information table
    at the Mabee Farm Earth Day event hosted by ECOS,
    11am - 3pm on Saturday, April 26.
     
    Full or partial shifts OK. 
    Also needed - standard 6' table and pop-up sun shelter for the day.
    Contact Rich Vertigan at 381-9319 or vertiganr@gmail.com



    Pacific Crest Trail Talk Set
    for May 13

    The Schenectady Chapter of the ADK will present

    “The Captivating Wilderness of the Pacific Crest Trail”

    on Tuesday, May 13, at 7 p.m.

    at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library,

    475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park.


    Dave Geisinger will share photos and stories of his hike from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail.

    He will also show the equipment used for this hiking adventure and answer questions.

    For further details, contact Stan Stoklosa at 383-3066

     

    National Trails Day is June 7-8, 2014

    Celebrating 90 Years on the N-P Trail

    The Adirondack Mountain Club is partnering with the Northville Merchants Association, the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Northville-Placid Trail.

    There are many events scheduled, including a wide variety of volunteer trails projects, most notably helping to reroute a section of the N-P Trail off of the road and into the Shaker Mountain Wild Forest. Along with the volunteer trail projects, a guided hike will be available through the rerouted portion of the N-P Trail completed last summer by ADK’s Professional Trail Crew.

    On Saturday, the Village of Northville will be hosting a number of different activities and dedication in conjunction with the volunteer trail projects, including family-friendly activities, craft vendors, and exhibits. At 3:30 p.m. that day in Northville’s Waterfront Park, the village will have a ribbon cutting commemorating a rustic new archway at the Park entrance. The DEC will be unveiling a new kiosk that will mark the official beginning – or end point – of the N-P trail.

    For more information, or to register for a project, visit the ADK’s Web site at:

    http://www.adk.org/page.php?pname=national-trails-day


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