Soil Saturday

Hawthorne Valley Farm 327 County Route 21C, Ghent

Meet the invisible farm with Hawthorne Valley’s Institute for Mindful Agriculture on Soil Saturdays. Dates: August 31, September 28, October 26, 10 am-1 pm. Join us for a tour of the “invisible farm” at Hawthorne Valley. Tuning into our senses, we’ll explore soil, plants, animals, the seasons, and other -sometimes hidden- elements that make up … Continue reading Soil Saturday


Ooms Conservation Area 480 Rock City Road, Chatham

Put your pooch in their best attire and head over to Ooms for an evening of fun! We'll have treats, a doggy photo booth, and a costume contest. Winner gets a goody bag of dog-related treats from the CLC store! Drop in at any time. We'll have social time and a Spooktacular Pooch Parade at … Continue reading Howl-O-Ween!

Plant a Native Meadow at Overmountain

Overmountain Conservation Area 138 Cattalino Road, Ancram

Help us (hand broadcast) a pollinator mix and a wildflower mix over 6 to 8 acres of one of the grassland bird fields at Kite Hill. If the weather permits, we may have music and food at the gazebo afterwards! This event is full! Thank you for your interest!

WOW Catskills Hudson Valley Kick-off

Come meet the collaborators, grow your knowledge, practice hands-on stewardship activities, meet natural resources professionals and discuss your woodland questions/concerns/passions with fellow women landowners.

Mushroom Log Inoculation Workshop

Schor Conservation Area 58 Shore View Drive, East Chatham

RESCHEDULED! Please note this event has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 23. If you have already registered and cannot make this date, please email info@clctrust.org or call Heidi at 518.392.5252, ext. 207.   Learn to grow edible & medicinal mushrooms on logs. This outdoor workshop will cover life cycle, ecological functions of Fungi as well … Continue reading Mushroom Log Inoculation Workshop

Where The Wild Books Are: Braiding Sweetgrass

Join the Columbia Land Conservancy for our first, Where The Wild Books Are, book club meeting! November's book is Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. From Amazon.com: "As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As … Continue reading Where The Wild Books Are: Braiding Sweetgrass

Opt Outside on Black Friday

High Falls Conservation Area 540 Roxbury Road, Philmont

Feeling full after Thanksgiving? Not sure what to do with your houseguests? Opt outside with CLC! We'll take a leisurely stroll to the overlook at High Falls while we learn about the history of the site and what makes it special.

Birding with the Alan Devoe Bird Club

Hand Hollow Conservation Area 4079 County Road 9, East Chatham

Practice your birding skills with the Alan Devoe Bird Club!

Chatham Winterfest

Columbia Land Conservancy Office 49 Main Street, Chatham

Swing by and get warm during Chatham Winterfest at the Columbia Land Conservancy! Come in and shop in our store or bring the kids in to get warm and enjoy a fun nature craft with our education team! Crafting hours will be between 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. but our store will remain open from 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading Chatham Winterfest

Farm Film Festival


Join Crandell Theatre for the twelth annual Farm Film Festival! This festival devoted to farms and farming, will be screened virtually on Sunday, September 13, beginning at 3 p.m. This year’s lineup of films focus on farms, farmers, and farming issues both local and national — all centered around this year’s theme: “Farming for the … Continue reading Farm Film Festival