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JAN 1 – TUESDAY -11:00 – FIRST DAY FAMILY HIKE with Lewisboro Land Trust. Start the the new year with a fun hike at Leon Levy Preserve, South Salem. Meet at LLP parking lot on Rte 123. hike level: Easy-Moderate. Length: 1 hour – 1-1/2 hr depending on weather. Kids and dogs-on-leash welcome. Wear sturdy shoes. Rain cancels. Led by Bobbe Stultz. info@lewisborolandtrust.org

JAN 19th, (Sat) 10:00 a.m. AVENZA Program– Want to hike more, but are concerned about following trails or getting lost? Learn how to use the Avenza app for an additional layer of trail safety. LLT volunteer extraordinaire, Carey Nathan, will teach us about using the app and then we will practice on the trail. 1 1/2 hrs. Place TBD. pre-registration at www.events@lewisborolandtrust.org.

Jan 27th (SUN) 10-12  WINTER TRACKS FAMILY PROGRAM– Bundle up and join us to learn about animal tracks! After a short hike at Onatru Reservation, we’ll head indoors to warm up with hot chocolate, make plaster castings from track molds, and play tracks-themed games. Led by naturalist Eric Stone of The Rewilding School. Recommended for children 3-11, but all ages are welcome. Onatru Farm, 99 Elmwood Road, South Salem. Meet in front of the main farmhouse (where town offices are located). Participation is limited; register early at  Shantala@vryka.com.

FEB 16th, (Sat) 7:00- OWL PROWL, Old Field Preserve, Waccabuc. Owl’s prowl at night and so will we. Late winter is the mating season for local species of owls. We will call them in and hopefully observe one or more of the 11 species of owl native to New York state.  Please dress warmly and be prepared for long periods of quiet while we await these mythical creatures of the night.  Warm refreshments will be served. Meet at Old Field Preserve parking lot, Mead St., Waccabuc (across fromSchoolhouse Rd). Led by Krista Munger

MARCH 2 (Sat) 10:00-12:00- LATE WINTER SNOWSHOE (or hike)– Mt. Lakes Camp, North Salem. Back  by popular demand, Peter Gross and Dan Welsh will lead us on a snowshoe followed by a bonfire, music and hot cocoa. Meet at the camp office at Mt. Lakes Camp, Hawley Road, North Salem. Snowshoes not provided..in the event of shallow snow, we will hike. Dress in layers and enjoy! (Inclement weather program postponed until Sunday March 3rd.)

APRIL 28 (Sun)- 10:00-12:00- EARTH DAY CELEBRATION – Celebrate Earth’s beauty and bounty and explore the global focus of Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species. Two Programs available:  Our children’s family program will hike to four checkpoints where children (and their parents!) will learn about local species that are endangered or threatened, and what actions we can take to help preserve them. Led by naturalist Jim Nordgren and coordinator Shantala DuGay-Iyengar. Also, a moderately paced adult guided hike will be led by Peggy Nordgren. Refreshments served. Meet at Leon Levy Preserve, rte 123,South Salem (1/4 Mile south of rte 35).

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NEW TRAIL GUIDE PRINTED! — Pick one up at the Lewisboro Town House, Lewisboro Library, both in South Salem, Lewisboro Parks and Rec Dept. at Onatru Farm in Vista, or Cross River Wine Merchant in Cross River. $10 suggested donation. To order online, go to Events on this website, and click to order.

Questions: Please email events@lewisborolandtrust.org

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