ECOS: The Environmental Clearinghouse
December 6, 2023

Lock 4, Canal Park, Schaghticoke, NY – Fall Nature Walks

Canal Park at Lock 4 US Rt. 4, Stillwater, NY, United States

SEPT. 6:  Lock 4, Canal Park.  Jackie Donnelly, leader.  Located on the Champlain Canal of the Hudson River, the park offers both mixed-forest and alluvial habitats.  We will see green dragon's beautiful red fruit and [...]

Update: POSTPONED – Bozenkill Preserve, Altamont

Bozen Kill Preserve Westfall Rd, Altamont, NY, United States

SEPT. 16:  Bozenkill Preserve, Altamont.  ****Our ECOS led-walk is cancelled, but by all means, go ahead and enjoy hiking the preserve on your own!*** The best parts of the preserve are not until you get [...]

Woods Hollow Preserve, Ballston Spa – Fall Nature Walks

Woods Hollow Preserve Ballston Spa

SEPT. 20:  Woods Hollow Preserve, Ballston Spa.  Elizabeth Collins, leader.  This preserve features quite a variety of habitats, from pond, marsh, and woodland to pine forest and sand dune/sandpit.  Directions: At the north edge of [...]

Five Rivers, Delmar – Fall Nature Walks

Five Rivers

  SEPT. 27:  Five Rivers, Delmar.  Sigrin Newell, leader.  Gold and purple highlight the meadows of September.  Asters, goldenrod, and other composites fill the broad fields at Five Rivers.  These and the surrounding forests provide [...]

Escarpment Walk, Thacher State Park, Voorheesville – Fall Nature Walks

Thacher Park Visitor Center 830 Thacher Park Road, Voorheesville, NY

OCT. 4:  Escarpment Walk, Thacher Park.  Nancy Engel, leader.  Enjoy fall foliage and views from the clifftop, look for migrating hawks overhead and hopefully waterfalls below.  We’ll meet at the park Visitor Center and walk [...]