"Hooray! It's time to vote for your favorite entree in the first CATS Travel Writing Contest. Yes, you can vote online and the lucky winner with the most votes receives the $250 People's Choice prize. Voting began on Monday, December 19th and ends on January 10, 2012. Here's … [Read more...] about It’s Voting Time in the Travel Writing Contest
CATS (Champlain Area Trails)
Champlain Area Trails creates and maintains free cross-country hiking/skiing/snowshoeing trails in the Champlain Valley of New York State's Adirondack Park. Rapidly approaching its goal of a 30-mile trail loop between Westport and Essex, New York, Champlain Area Trails pass through a rich tapestry of preserved wildlife habitats, pastoral farmland, historic villages, and scenic woodlands. The following posts featured or mentioned CATS (Champlain Area Trails). Enjoy!
"We spent a day in December walking in the woods along and above the Beaver Flow Trail with Alcott Smith. A renown NH naturalist and retired veterinarian, Alcott was to speak on how animals prepare for winter. It was an educational hike sponsored by Northeast Wilderness Trust in … [Read more...] about Outdoor Fun, Learning (and Freezing to Death…)
Keeping Track Wildlife Tracking Course Beginning in January "Sign up for a Keeping Track training program and participate in research and monitoring of wildlife in the eastern Adirondacks. The training program, taught by renowned wildlife expert Susan Morse of Keeping … [Read more...] about Keeping Track Program
Champlain Area Trails was recently featured on North Country Public Radio in a radio interview with Brian Mann. In case you did not hear the program, click on the link below to hear about our work to create trails that link communities, connect people with nature, promote … [Read more...] about CATS on North Country Public Radio
How Wildlife Prepare for Winter Saturday, December 10th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please join a hike led by Naturalist Alcott Smith in the natural lands around Essex and discover how wildlife prepares for cold weather. Champlain Area Trails is partnering with Northeast Wilderness … [Read more...] about How Wildlife Prepare for Winter