Blake Sanctuary Owl Prowl Twilight Walk

FREE: Thanks to community support, Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

Enjoy a twilight walk and owl prowl with THTLT at the Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary. We'll learn about the ways animals are adapted to a low-light lifestyle, look for all types of animal tracks and signs, and look and listen for owls! The outing will begin in the parking lot with a brief learning ... Read more

2023 First Day Fun Outing at Blake Sanctuary

Family Friendly Event, Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

Greet the New Year with us at the Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary on New Year's Day. We'll enjoy the sights and sounds of winter during a casual outing in the forest. You are welcome to bring along your snowshoes or XC skis if we have enough snow. We'll start at 11:00 am and be ... Read more

Winter Solstice Forest Celebration

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

Celebrate the year's longest night, and the return of longer days with Tug Hill Tomorrow at the Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary near Watertown on the 2022 winter solstice. We'll share traditions of solstice celebrations around the world, take a quiet candlelit forest trail walk, listen to a solstice story and create a take-home nature ... Read more

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

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, 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

Sanctuary Walk & Talk

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, 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

National Trails Day: Volunteer Spring Clean Up in Rutland

Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

Celebrate National Trails Day with us and other like-minded people while helping us get the trails clipped, pruned and cleared for the summer hiking season! Event Details Saturday, June 4th 10am-2pm Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary Meet at 10:00 am in the parking lot at 31241 Middle Rd, Watertown Stay an hour or stay until ... Read more

2nd Annual Tug Hill Soggy Sneaker 5K

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

Usher in spring by running or walking with us in the 2nd Annual Tug Hill Soggy Sneaker 5K trail race Event Details Saturday, April 30th Race begins at 9:00 am at the Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary Pre-registration is required no later than April 29th. Teams are welcomed as well!  A participant liability waiver is ... Read more

Owl Prowl 4/22

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

**Registration for this event is now full. If you’d like to be added to the waiting list in case of cancellations please email lgibbs@tughilltomorrow.org** Come prowl for owls this spring! Event Details Friday, April 22nd 7:00pm-8:30pm Meeting spot: The parking lot of the Joseph A Black Wildlife Sanctuary Enjoy a quiet twilight owl prowl hike ... Read more

Owl Prowl 4/8

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

Come prowl for owls this winter! Event Details Friday, April 8th 6:30pm-8:00pm Meeting spot: The parking lot of the Joseph A Black Wildlife Sanctuary We’ll take a twilight walk in the woods to listen and look! Bring along a flashlight or headlamp, dress for the weather, and wear sturdy boots or shoes. If there is ... Read more

Owl Prowl 3/26

Reservations Required
Joseph A. Blake Wildlife Sanctuary 31241 Middle Rd., Watertown, NY

**Registration for this event is now full. If you’d like to be added to the waiting list in case of cancellations please email lgibbs@tughilltomorrow.org** Come prowl for owls this winter! Event Details Saturday, March 26th 6:00pm-7:30pm Meeting spot: The parking lot of the Joseph A Black Wildlife Sanctuary We’ll take a twilight walk in the woods ... Read more