Upcoming LGLC Events and Programs
These events and more can also be viewed in a calendar format, here. Note that registrations are requested so that we can contact you in case of event cancellations or for additional information. Some events will be cancelled if a minimum registration number is not met.

For more information or to register, contact Sarah Hoffman at 518-644-9673 or email events@lglc.org.  Please register at least two week days in advance of the event.


Volunteer Work Day - Trails
Saturday, June 7; Location and Time TBD

Join other volunteers in honor of National Trails Day® to clean up hiking trails, reinforce erosion control devices, and perhaps do some minor construction. Check back for updates or email wrosenthal@lglc.org to get more information.

 

Kayak/Canoe Paddle
Saturday, June 21; 9 – 11:30 am
Amy’s Park, Bolton Landing  [map]

Bring your kayak or canoe for this easy paddle through the ponds and wetlands of Amy’s Park. Look for wildlife in the water and the sky as you explore. Short portage is necessary. Free. Email to register.

 

HIKE-A-THON
Saturday, July 5;Times and locations vary

It’s the second annual Hike-A-Thon! Join hundreds of others for this one-day hiking extravaganza all around Lake George. Groups hike/occupy nine different sites simultaneously and are documented with aerial photography by Carl Heilman, II.

Free to participate! Early-bird special: free t-shirts for all participants registered by April 30. PLUS support the Hike-A-Thon and future stewardship efforts around Lake George with a donation at time of registration and get one free limited edition Hike-A-Thon hat for every $25 you give! Visit LakeGeorgeHikeAThon.org to register, for more information about each site, or how to volunteer!

 

Lake Talks Series - Wolves
Wednesday, July 9; 5:30 pm
LGLC Macionis Family Center for Conservation, 4905 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing  [map]

This year’s Lake Talks Series focuses on wildlife, starting with this great program about wolves, their history, behavior and connection to humans. Presented by Steve Hall of the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehab Center. Free. No RSVP necessary. More Info

 

Lake Talks Series - Wildlife Habitat in Managed Forests
Wednesday, July 16; 5:30 pm
LGLC Macionis Family Center for Conservation, 4905 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing  [map]

Join Erin O’Neill, a Certified Forester with Finch Forest Management, to learn how scientists, forest managers and landowners alike are gaining a better understanding of the dynamic character of the landscapes in which animals live and the effects of timber harvesting. Free. No RSVP necessary. More Info

 

LGLC Annual Meeting
Thursday, July 17; 10 am - 12:30 pm
The Inn at Erlowest, 3178 Lake Shore Dr., Lake George

Our chance to talk to you - our members - and the general public about what’s been going on at LGLC! This year’s focus will be on wildlife and the progress of LGLC’s wildlife refuge in Putnam. Keynote speaker: Troy Weldy, director of ecological management for The Nature Conservancy in New York. Free. No RSVP necessary.

 

Lake Talks Series - Meet the Raptors of Northern NY
Wednesday, July 23; 5:30 pm
LGLC Macionis Family Center for Conservation, 4905 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing  [map]

Local resident and licensed wildlife rehabilitator Nancy Kimball will present her popular program on raptors of NY with the help of two owls and a red-tailed hawk. Learn about the characteristics and behaviors of raptors that live in this area. Free. No RSVP necessary. More Info

 

Lake Talks Series - Make Room for Wildlife: Staying Connected
Wednesday, July 30; 5:30 pm
LGLC Macionis Family Center for Conservation, 4905 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing  [map]

Important wildlife corridors connecting the Adirondacks to Vermont accommodate wide-ranging species like moose, bobcat and black bear. Learn how effective management and land-use planning can balance science-based conservation with local economic needs. Presented by Zoe Smith, director of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Adirondack Program. Free. No RSVP necessary. More Info

 

Anthony’s Nose Guided Hike
Saturday, August 16; 9:30 – 12 pm

Purchased by LGLC in 2000, the 189-acre property features steep, rock ledges that appear from a distance as a man’s silhouette. Those same ledges provide shelter and prime nesting areas for peregrine falcons. This hike will lead from Glenburnie to the summit of Record Hill and expansive views out over Lake George. Mod-challenging hike; 1.5 miles round-trip. Free. Email to register.
 

 

Benefit Concert
Saturday, August 16; 6 - 9 pm
Grace Memorial Chapel, Sabbath Day Point, Hague  [map]

Prometheus Brass will present a benefit concert as part of the Music for Summer Evenings series. Musicians and Chapel volunteers are donating their time for this benefit, plus ALL proceeds from the concert will go to LGLC. Suggested donation $10 per person.

 

Gull Bay/Last Great Shoreline Hike
Wednesday, August 20; 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Last Great Shoreline, Putnam  [map]

With the new connection in place, we can finally hike from the Last Great Shoreline to the Gull Bay Preserve! Join us on our first public hike from one end to the other, and learn about future plans for LGLC’s wildlife refuge. Mod-challenging hike with some short, steep sections; approx. 4 miles. Free. Email to register.

 

Amy’s Park Guided Hike
Saturday, September 6; 9:30 am – 12 pm
Amy’s Park, Bolton Landing  [map]

Enjoy an easy hike along Amy’s yellow trail to its new extension over the pond to Trout Falls Road. Here we’ll pick up the more difficult red trail and climb up the shoulder of High Nopit for a view of Lake George. 3-miles round trip; moderate with a 1/4-mile steep climb. Free. Email to register.

 

International Observe the Moon Night
Saturday, September 6; 6 – 8 pm
Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center, Bolton Landing [map]

Join lunar scientist, Rosemary Millham, Ph.D., for this annual event to learn about the moon and NASA’s lunar programs, then head outside to observe the moon through telescopes. See observethemoonnight.org for information on the moon, including downloadable flyers and moon maps!  Registration is appreciated but not required. Free. Email to register.

 

Fall Foliage Hike
Saturday, October 18; 9 am – 3 pm
Cat and Thomas Mountains Preserve, Bolton Landing [map]

This year marks LGLC volunteer hike leader John Crist’s 10th year leading this annual adventure at Cat and Thomas!  Join him and others for a 7-mile moderate-challenging hike through the autumn woods and to both mountain summits and ridgeline. Free. Email to register.

 

Spruce Mountain Hike
Saturday, November 1; 10 am – 1 pm
Spruce Mountain, Putnam

Join LGLC on this exclusive, moderately challenging 3.6 miles round-trip hike up Spruce Mountain. Free. Pre-registration required. Email to register.

 

 

 

 

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