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    Native Landscapes Workshop

    July 29, 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Our summer workshop will begin with a short history of the meadow installation and its growth over fourteen years. We will also tour the meadow for a closer look.

    Barbara Hughey and Heather Grimes will present general management techniques for this time of year and answer queries that were mailed to us for our consideration.

    There are four different ecosystems – wetlands, woodlands, meadow, and domestic. The workshop will focus on what people most want to explore. We will conclude with a discussion on the aesthetics of landscape planning and enhancing design with low maintenance.

    Coffee and sweet rolls will be served.

    Cost is $50. Location will be released upon registration. Find out more about Linda’s restored landscape (TerraConstructa) at lindabhorn.com


  • Guided Hike

    August 12, 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Round Ball Mountain Conservation Area 503 Carson Rd Ancram

  • Join us for an intermediate hike with CLC staff from our new property to the top of Round Ball Mountain. You’ll get the chance to have a sneak peak of this new land, which is not yet open to the public.

    For more information about Round Ball, visit the site’s page on our website.


  • Sip & Stroll: Pinot & Pollinators

    August 17, 2017, 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

    Greenport Conservation Area Joslen Boulevard Greenport

  • The second event in our Sip & Stroll series focuses on pollinators and how to create habitat for them. We’ll learn more about the pollinator hotels at Greenport, and other ways CLC is working to help these creatures.


  • Book Signing with Michael Adamovich

    August 26, 2017, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Chatham Bookstore 27 Main St Chatham, NY 12037

  • Join CLC, Chatham Bookstore, and author Michael Adamovic to get a peak of some beautiful photos of the Hudson Valley (including some CLC sites) in Adamovic’s new book, Hudson Valley Reflections.

    From the review from Schiffer Books:

    Discover the natural and architectural wonders that abound along New York’s Hudson River Valley in this lavishly illustrated travel and field guide. The unique scenery, plants and wildlife, and architecture of the valley, from Sleepy Hollow near New York City north to the town of Catskill, are showcased through 150 color photos. Brief essays relate the majesty of the four seasons in the valley, its waterfalls, bogs, people, history, and more. Whether it’s learning about the recovery of bald eagles or the region’s rare orchids, taking a tour through a historic Gilded-Age mansion, or rambling to the top of a legendary mountain said to be the abode of mischievous imps, it will be hard, if not impossible, to avoid falling “under the sway of some witching power” that Washington Irving believed pervades this remarkable land. Includes a map with 40 locations worth visiting and driving directions.

  • Mushroom Ecology Walk

    September 9, 2017, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Schor Conservation Area 58 Shoreview Dr Canaan

  • Have fun-gi in the forest as we find out more about mushrooms and how to identify them.


  • North Bay Paddle

    September 16, 2017, 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Greenport Conservation Area Joslen Boulevard Greenport

  • Explore the Hudson River’s North Bay with CLC and the Hudson Sloop Club.


  • Sip & Stroll: Beer & Bats

    October 5, 2017, 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

    Schor Conservation Area 58 Shoreview Dr Canaan

  • The final event in our Sip & Stroll series takes a look at our misunderstood winged friends.


  • Spooky Bonfire

    October 21, 2017, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area 1452 Garage Place Road Ghent

  • Sharpen your marshmallow roasting stick and join us for a bonfire!