A few weeks ago we asked for your help to reach $20,000 in donations so we would receive a $20,000 matching grant from the Cloudsplitter Foundation. Thanks to YOU, we reached that goal! Your donation makes it possible to: Complete the purchase of the Wildway Passage … [Read more...] about Success! CATS Meets Matching Grant!
Champlain Area Trails thanks a wonderful group of hard-working, dedicated volunteers from the American Hiking Society (AHS) who joined us for a week of trail work. The 15 volunteers from around the country donated their valuable vacation time to build bridges at the Hathaway Park … [Read more...] about Prowling for Owls & CATS Volunteers
An ambitious new project aims to broaden the hiking experience for everyone, and give local towns an economic jump start in the process. The Adirondack Community-based Trails and Lodging System (ACTLS) project seeks to develop a series of trail networks across the region. Key … [Read more...] about Public Input Wanted For Proposed Regional Trail Network (THE SUN)
The photos above were taken of an unusual rock formation that I found among the weeds this summer. We had hired some landscapers to remove a lot of overgrown shrubs in the garden inside our oval driveway. A few months after the shrubs were gone, the weeds took over and I had just … [Read more...] about Odd Rock in Essex, NY Residential Garden
Nearly five miles of new mountain biking trails are among changes approved in the Wilmington Wild Forest. The updated Unit Management Plan (UMP) was signed by Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos earlier this month. The plan is getting very high … [Read more...] about Wilmington Wild Forest: Expansion of Trails (THE SUN)