2019 Events

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January 
        26             Saturday Nature Talk
   12 pm – 2 pm         The Nature of Akwesasne Culture  @ the Depauville Free Library

February
         2              Winter Wonderland Hike and Bonfire
1 pm -3 pm               Saturday @ Baker Woods Preserve – Snowshoe and share smores with us!
         9              Alexandria Winter Carnival Hike
10 am – 11:30 am      Saturday @ Redwood Hill Preserve
        23             Saturday Nature Talk
    12 pm – 2 pm         The Environmental Impacts of Road Salt  @ the Depauville Free Library
        27             Open House and Volunteer Social
 10 am – 11:30 am    Hear about the IRLC and sign up to volunteer  @ the IRLC Offices, Make your own Waffle!

March
        30           Saturday Nature Talk
12 pm – 2 pm            Recovering a Species at Risk: Turtles  @ the Depauville Free Library          

April
        27             Saturday Nature Talk
    12 pm – 2 pm          Reduce and Reuse, End the Take and Trash Economy  at the Depauville Free Library

May
         4               Open House and Volunteer Social
10 am – 11:30 am        Hear about the IRLC’s mission and make your own waffle!
         11              Birds, Blossoms and Bugs Hike
   10 am – 12 pm           Enjoy the beauty and curiosities of spring during a Saturday hike at Grand Lake Reserve.
         24            Memorial Day Weekend Hike
 10 am -11:30 am        Friday @ Redwood Hill Preserve.  
         30            Learn to Plant with Native Species  
      1 pm – 4 pm         Program and Plant Sale, Thursday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom

June
           7                IRLC Water Quality Conference
     9 am – 4:30 pm       Fight Harmful Algal Blooms: Effective Steps Cottage Owners, Lake Associations, and Towns can take to improve Water Quality 
         13               Learn to Photograph Birds with Julie Covey
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm         Thursday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom
       15               Observing the Essence of a Plant with Steve Goobic
9 am – 1 pm                 A guided hike, plant observation and sketching (limited space available)
         18               Moonlight Paddle with TILT
8 pm – 10 pm          A guided kayak adventure by moonlight @ Payne Lake

July
         1              Annual Members’ Meeting
    5 pm – 7:30 pm      Presentation and Potluck Dinner
          5             Sounds of Summer Night Hike
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm       Friday @ the Grand Lake Reserve, Meet at the IRLC Offices
           10            Yoga Program (tentative)
9 am – 10 am           Wednesday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom
        11           “Ancient Pathways” with Laurie Rush 
6:30 pm -8:30 pm      Local Native American History Program on Thursday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom
      16-18          Kids’ Summer Camp
      9 am – 12 pm         A fun-filled nature learning experience for kids ages 3-12 (and its FREE!)
        25             Bat Program with Chris Dobony
 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm     Thursday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom
        27             Celebration of Lakes
      5 pm – 8:30 pm     Dinner and Fundraiser @ Bella Brooke Vineyard

August
         1             “Knowledge, Organization, Collaboration, and Action: In the Service of Environmental Governance” with Michael Twiss
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm     Thursday @ the Trailside Learning Center
         8             Volunteer Recognition Event
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm     Thank you to our Volunteers! 
        10            Little Lepidopterist Class
1 pm – 2 pm              Saturday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom, Register ahead ($15)
       15              Summer Program
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm     Thursday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom
      16              Connecting with Nature through Meditation
  9 am – 11 am            Friday @ the Trailside Learning Classroom
     27               Summer’s End Paddle
 6 pm – 8 pm             Location TBA

September
        28             Annual Fall Family Fun Day
   11 am – 2 pm            Saturday @ Redwood Hill Preserve

October
         12              Autumn Walk and Talk
    10 am – 11:30 am       Saturday @ Baker Woods Preserve
         27             Community Stewardship Day
9:30 am – 12 pm           Details TBA

November
         26              #GivingTuesday

December
         TBA

2018 Events