Effective Farmland Lease Drafting and Dispute Resolution

Saturday, November 1st , 2014 10:00am

Milan Town Hall – 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, NY

For our final Down to Earth Workshop in 2014, attorneys will review basic lease drafting principles, and will work with participants to interactively understand the important components of a lease.  A representative from the New York State Agricultural Mediation Program will also review dispute resolution options.
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The Wonders of Raptor Migration – Rescheduled

Sunday, November 16th , 2014 1:00pm

Harrier Hill Park – Rod and Gun Rd, Stockport, NY

Due to snow in the weather forecast, we rescheduled this event for Sunday, November 16th.
Exact time and location to be determined, please stay tuned.

Why do raptors migrate and how do they know the way? How did these amazing birds of prey adapt to a long journey? Come and find out for yourself. Wildlife rehabilitator and educator Trish Marki of Silent Wings will tell us about the Fall migration patterns of our native raptors. She will have live birds with her to show us up close and personal the amazing adaptations of these magnificent hunters. This will be a family friendly educational program.

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Columbia County Trails Roundtable

Monday, November 17th , 2014 5:30pm

Columbia Land Conservancy Office – 49 Main Street, Chatham, NY

Trails groups and supporters from across the County and beyond will gather at the Trails Roundtable hosted by CLC. Speaker TBD, please stay tuned.
Following the presentation, Trails groups from around the region will report their plans and progress.
Please register so that we may plan for seating and refreshments. With questions only, please contact Christine Vanderlan, 518.392.5252, ext. 208.

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Green Drinks hosted by CLC at Helsinki Hudson

Tuesday, November 18th , 2014 5:30pm

Helsinki Hudson – 405 Columbia Street, Hudson

Our monthly Green Drinks event is on Tuesday, November 18th at 5:30 pm at Club Helsinki in Hudson, NY. This event is a great opportunity to meet and network with conservation-minded people in Columbia County. Please, contact CLC’s Heidi Bock with questions.
As always – Green Drinks is on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, with a different guest speaker every time. Same time, same place, different speaker – all waiting for you!


Full Moon Walk and Bonfire

Friday, December 5th , 2014 6:00pm

Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area – 1452 Garage Place Road, Ghent

We invite you to our traditional Full Moon Walk – with a twist! First, join us for a leisurely walk through the fields and woodlands of this lovely property, and then come warm up by a bonfire, complete with all the ingredients for s’mores! We had such a great time roasting marshmallows with you at Siegel Kline Kill last July, we decided to build a bonfire again, this time under the light of a winter moon! We might even get to wear snowshoes while melting our chocolate bars (s’mores ingredients are compliments of CLC). Please dress in weather appropriate layers, and feel free to bring a flashlight.

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Green Drinks hosted by CLC at Helsinki Hudson

Tuesday, December 16th , 2014 5:30pm

Helsinki Hudson – 405 Columbia Street, Hudson

Our monthly Green Drinks event is on Tuesday, December 16th at 5:30 pm at Club Helsinki in Hudson, NY. This event is a great opportunity to meet and network with conservation-minded people in Columbia County. Please, contact CLC’s Heidi Bock with questions.
As always – Green Drinks is on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, with a different guest speaker every time. Same time, same place, different speaker – all waiting for you!

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Christmas Day Walk

Thursday, December 25th , 2014 10:00am

Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland Pond – Main Parking Area – 480 Rock City Rd, Chatham

Join us on our traditional Christmas Day Walk at Ooms Conservation Area. The rolling fields and beautiful winter views will be your opportunity to take a break from the holiday rush, or work up an appetite, or simply take in the quiet winter landscape.

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The Tricks of Cold Weather Hiking

Saturday, January 10th , 2015 10:00am

Borden's Pond Conservation Area – 1628 Route 203, Ghent

Winter’s crisper air, deepening quiet  and unique sights are a great reason to head outdoors. But knowing how to stay comfortable in cold weather can be tricky. Come out for a hike (or snowshoe) with us through the Borden’s Pond Conservation Area as we discuss how to adjust our gear for the colder season, how to stay warm and comfortable, and how to keep having fun on the trails in the winter months! Please dress in layers, and avoid cotton or jeans.

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