Upcoming Events

2022 Traverse Trail Volunteer Work Day (9/16)

Recurring
Reservations Required
East Branch of Fish Creek State Forest

Like to be outside when you’re getting your steps in? This summer and fall we’ll be continuing work on the Tug Hill Traverse Trail, a forest trail for hiking and mountain biking that will eventually stretch 20 miles through the heart of Tug Hill. It’s a great way to spend time with family, friends and ... Read more

Sanctuary Walk & Talk

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31270 Middle Rd., Rutland, NY

Enjoy a guided walk in the woods, and learn to recognize and report the newest threat to American Beech Trees: Beech Leaf Disease (BLD). Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust (THTLT), the St. Lawrence-Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (SLELO PRISM), and NYS DEC Forest Health Specialist Maria MoskaLee will lead the program. ... Read more

The Buzz on Bees

Reservations Required
Carthage Free Library 412 Budd Street, Carthage, NY

Join us as we learn all about bees, and celebrate National Honey Month, with a special presentation by Kylie Schell, a Champion resident and dedicated beekeeper. Event Details Wednesday, September 21st 6pm-7pm Carthage Free Library Community Room Registration is required no later than 8 pm on Tuesday, September 20th. September marks an important time for ... Read more

2022 Traverse Trail Volunteer Work Day (9/24)

Recurring
Reservations Required
East Branch of Fish Creek State Forest

Like to be outside when you’re getting your steps in? This summer and fall we’ll be continuing work on the Tug Hill Traverse Trail, a forest trail for hiking and mountain biking that will eventually stretch 20 miles through the heart of Tug Hill. It’s a great way to spend time with family, friends and ... Read more

Osceola Old Growth Hike

Reservations Required

Explore one of the most remote, beautiful old growth forests on Tug Hill with naturalist & outdoorsman, Zach Wakeman. Event Details Sunday, September 25th 10am-2pm We will meet at the parking area on the Osceola-West Leyden Road (County Route 46) just west of the bridge over the Salmon River (street address approximately 1999 Osceola Road, ... Read more

2022 Annual Dinner

3 Willows Event Center 3950 State Route 12, Lyons Falls, NY

Join us in celebrating the local conservation work that you have made possible! Event Details Thursday, September 29th at 3 Willows Event Center 3950 State Route 12, Lyons Falls, NY 13368 6pm-7pm Cocktail Hour  6pm-8pm Silent Auction 7pm-9pm Buffet-style Dinner  7:30pm Welcoming new Executive Director, Mark Pacilio & honoring Linda Garrett, Chris Kelly, Janet Thompson ... Read more

Orienteering and Navigation 101

Reservations Required

What if you're out hiking on Tug Hill and your GPS device isn't working (Hello, Osceola)? What if you’re out hunting somewhere off-trail or in a remote location without cell service? Join us and Tug Hill Outfitters in learning how to use a map and compass to find your way in and out of the ... Read more

The Home-Scale Forest Garden -Author Presentation and Book Signing

RSVPs Requested
Pulaski Public Library 4917 Jefferson Street, Pulaski, NY

In her new book, The Home-Scale Forest Garden, Dani Baker, co-owner of Cross Island Farms on Wellesley Island, shares what she learned as she became a forest gardener, providing a practical, in-depth guide to creating a beautiful, bountiful “enchanted edible forest” landscape at any scale. Meet Dani, enjoy her presentation showing some of the results ... Read more

How Can I Protect Hemlock Trees from the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid?

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31270 Middle Rd., Rutland, NY

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE DUE TO PROBABILITY OF HEAVY SNOW AND UNSAFE DRIVING CONDITIONS. Please stay tuned for a rescheduled date. Apologies for any inconvenience. Join us for a guided walk at the James A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary, 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown (located in the Town of Rutland) and learn to ... Read more

Murray Trail Winter Hike

Family Friendly Event, Reservations Required
Douglas L Murray Agricultural Heritage Trail 23400 Route 177, Rodman, NY

Cancelled Due to High Wind Warning   Let’s celebrate the arrival of December! Head outside for a free, family-friendly hike at the Development Authority of the North Country’s Murray Agricultural Heritage Trail in Rodman. If we get enough snow, snowshoes or cross-country skis are welcome. Hikers will meet at the Murray Trail parking area on ... Read more