Events

Upcoming events:

All events are open to the public, so bring your friends and family! RSVP’s are very, very appreciated but not necessary unless other wise specified. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and sign up for our email newsletter for updates as the events get closer!

Registration for the Spring Trail Run is OPEN! Join us on May 2oth at the Vielmetti-Peters Conservation Reserve for the annual Over the River and Through the Woods 5k, sponsored by Green Timber Forestry Consultants! You can register in person at the Ore Dock Brewing Company or online at Active.com. Save $10 and get a free hat if you sign up before April 2oth!

Earth Day Clean-Up at the Chocolay Bayou Nature Preserve on August 22nd, 9am-12. Meet at the future parking lot/Main street entrance to the Preserve (kiddy-corner from the Chocolay River Brewery). Bring your own work gloves!

Boardwalk Building Parties at the Chocolay Bayou Nature Preserve: Dates TBD! Likely as soon as things start to dry up…sign up for “All Chocolay Bayou News” on our email list to receive frequent updates on our progress.

Biology survey at Tory’s Woods on Saturday, May 27th. 9am-noon. Meet at the UPLC office to carpool/caravan to the parking lot as parking is limited, or meet us at the Preserve at 9:25 if you’re coming from the East. This outing is geared towards botanists or botany learners. RSVP by Wednesday May 24th.

Biology Survey at the Vielmetti-Peters Reserve on June 17th, 9am-noon. Meet at the UPLC office to carpool/caravan to the parking lot as parking is limited, or meet us at the Preserve at 9:25 if you’re coming from the East. This outing is geared towards botanists or botany learners. RSVP by Wednesday June 14th.

Afternoon Wander at Tory’s Woods on Sunday, July 9th. 1-3 pm (or so). Meet at the UPLC office to carpool/caravan as parking is limited, or, meet at the Preserve at about 1:25 if you’re coming from the East. We’ll hike the North Loop, about 2 miles. While there’s not a lot of elevation change, the ground is mostly loose chunks of sandstone so sturdy boots and hiking poles are recommended. This shady, protected preserve is an amazing getaway just on the edge of town.

Gamber-Brisky Preserve work day and Hike, July 22nd, 1-5. Meet at the UPLC office at 1 to carpool and caravan to the Preserve. Bring your favorite trail clearing tools! Please RSVP by Wednesday July 19th.

Adventure Day at Bald Mountain in August (dates/times to follow). This is a rather strenuous, off-trail uphill hike, RSVPs required.

Adventure Day at the Murphy Family Preserve in August (dates/times to follow) This is a strenuous, off-trail bushwhack of a hike, RSVPs required.

 

Hope to see you out on the trail!