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Photo of Uihlein Farm by Erika Bailey.

Uihlein Farm, Lake Placid, NY
Saturday, August 12, 2023
1 p.m. arrival, program begins at 1:30 p.m.

Featured speaker: Elizabeth (Betsy) Folwell, an editor and creative director of Adirondack Life from 1989-2020 as well as an entrepreneur, author, and civic leader. Betsy Folwell paddling a light-weight canoe in the Adirondacks.

There will also be reports on the year in conservation and time for in-person connection with Adirondack friends. Optional field trips follow.

Pre-registration is requested for the meeting and required for field trips. All events are free.

We are grateful to Dak Bars for sponsoring this event.

Field trip descriptions:

  • HIKE: Join Chris Jage, conservation program director, and other staff for a two-mile hike on flat trails at a very special location in Lake Placid to be announced later. Limited to 28 participants.
  • TOUR: Join Brendan Mills, site manager, for a guided tour of trails and exhibits at John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid. Limited to 25 participants.
  • BIRDING: Stay onsite for a gentle hike to search for birds with Derek Rogers, stewardship manager and contagious birding enthusiast. Extra binoculars will be available. Limited to 15 participants.
  • MOUNTAIN BIKING: Join Connie Prickett, director of communications, and board member Joe Martens for a ride at Three Sisters Preserve in Wilmington. (Participants must have their own transportation and equipment, including a bike and a bike helmet.) Limited to 10 participants.
  • RAIL TRAIL: Meet at the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society (242 Station Street) for a walking tour of the Adirondack Rail Trail with Brian Woods, executive director of the Adirondack Rail Trail Association and a member of the Adirondack Land Trust Next Gen Council. Limited to 20 participants.
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