[Note: "How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?" was written by Robert "Bob" Leverett of Native Tree Society, and appears on this blog with permission. Thanks to the Old-Growth Forest Network for sharing this fact sheet. Thanks also to Rob Leverett for … [Read more...] about How does one recognize an old-growth forest in the Adirondacks?
Champlain Area Trails (CATS)
Champlain Area Trails creates and maintains free cross-country hiking/skiing/snowshoeing trails in the Adirondacks' Champlain Valley. Rapidly approaching its goal of a 30-mile trail loop between Westport and Essex, New York Champlain Area Trails trails pass through a rich tapestry of preserved wildlife habitats, pastoral farmland, historic villages, and scenic woodlands. The following posts featured or mentioned Champlain Area Trails (CATS). Enjoy!
Next week, a 3-person Volunteer Vacation Crew will work with Bill Amadon and CATS volunteers to prepare the trails for the Grand Hike to the Essex Inn on May 13. It would be great to have your help so if you have any time next week, join the crew and celebrate Spring by working … [Read more...] about Volunteers Will Prepare Trails for CATS Grand Hike
Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm offers birth –3rd grade education and Farm and Forest Summer Camp based on the Waldorf philosophy on a working farm in Essex, NY. Soundwaves Kids at Farm and Forest Summer Camp On Friday, July 22nd Soundwaves curator & Grammy Award … [Read more...] about Lakeside School: Soundwaves Kids at Farm and Forest Summer Camp
These photographs were taken on the Champlain Area Trails Wildway Overlook trail early in the morning on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The trail is a short one mile or so from Brookfield Road in the town of Essex, New York. It is an amazing view of the great diversity we have in the … [Read more...] about Wildway Overlook Trail
Several pieces of news to share from Champlain Area Trails (CATS)! Environmental Impact Award I was honored to receive the Environmental Impact Award from the New York State Outdoor Education Association at its annual conference on October 4 at Silver Bay on Lake George. … [Read more...] about Environmental Impact Award, Safe Hiking, & Owl Prowl