Welcome to the Taconic Hiking Club in the Albany, NY Capital District/Berkshires
Taconic Hiking Club members welcome applicants interested in nature study, hiking, backpacking, camping, cycling, canoe/kayaking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, trail maintenance and Tanglewood. Activities are listed in our newsletter and generally take place in, but are not limited to, the area surrounding Capital District. Contact:THC, 30 Upper Flat Rock Road, Delmar NY 12054-5228. Annual dues are $10. To view the current THC BLOG pages, search: http://taconichikingclub.blogspot.com/
Monday, October 27, 2008
Friday, October 10, 2008
Pineridge XC Ski Area Trails Day and Open House on Sat and Sun, October 18 and 19
Just a reminder, Pineridge Trails Day is on Saturday, October 18th from until . Feel free to join us; enjoy hiking the trails as you help clear our annual "harvest" of woody debris left by this summers storms. Work alongside Pineridge staff and friends of Pineridge. Lunch will be served at . If you haven't contacted us already, please let us know your attending via email at email@example.com or phone at 283.3652 so that we can plan lunch, etc. Thank you in advance for your help…this is always a fun morning.
Pineridge Open House will also be held on Saturday and Sunday October 18 & 19 between and . Junior Season Rentals will be available. To make an appointment for a date other than this weekend, please call the lodge and leave your phone number. (
Check out the snow report often for current updates and activities at www.Pineridgexc.com Join us for a ski or snowshoe experience you will always enjoy. We look forward to seeing our old friends and meeting new ones!
Thursday, October 09, 2008
THC Trailwork Dates in October Set by Colin Campbell: Tuesday 10/14, Mondays 10/20 and 10/27 and Wednesday 10/29
Saturday, October 04, 2008
FRIENDS OF THE DYKEN POND CENTER Dinner at the Grafton Inn, Thurs OCT 23rd at 6:30
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
FRIENDS OF THE DYKEN POND CENTER
Dinner at the Grafton Inn
Nancy Heaslip, Senior Wildlife Biologist with NYS DEC
Wildlife of the Rensselaer Plateau
Thursday, October 23, 2008, at 6:30 pm
Dinner will be served at your table.
Entrée choices are chicken, roast pork, or vegetarian dish.
Cost for the evening is $17 for Friends members, $22 for non-members.
Please RSVP with your entrée choices to firstname.lastname@example.org
or at (518) 766-5354 by
Friday, Oct. 17.
The Grafton Inn is on Route 2 about a mile east of the Town of Grafton’s village green, and just west of Grafton Elementary School. From Routes 2 and 66 in Troy, go about 15 miles east on Rte 2.
Nancy Heaslip deals with a wide variety of wildlife in Rensselaer County and in the Capital Region as a biologist with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. She will tell us how some of the animals that are regularly seen in the vicinity of the Dyken Pond Center are doing, such as moose and bear, and will speak about some of the management challenges these animals present.
After dinner, the agenda for the annual meeting includes a vote for new terms for directors, a financial report, a summary of the past year’s activities and accomplishments, and our speaker. The annual meeting is an opportunity to meet the Directors and other Friends members. The Friends’ Directors look forward to hearing from the people who care about Dyken Pond Center.