Category Archives: Invasive Species

Get Outside, Give Back: Giving Tuesday Week 2016

The Trail Conference’s #GivingTuesday Week is the perfect time to skip the holiday crowds, get outside, and support trails this holiday season. When you give the gift of trails Nov. 22 through 29, you can even send your support to … Continue reading

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Improving the Long Swamp Trail, One Hike at a Time

Eagle Scout could earn another prestigious Hornaday Conservation Award for his efforts combating invasive species in Sterling Forest By Zachary Kunow, Trail Conference volunteer I am a 16-year-old Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 21 of Suffern, N.Y., and have … Continue reading

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Trail Maintainers Are Getting a Crash Course in Invasive Species

Trail maintainers are the Trail Conference’s front line in keeping hiking paths open and safe. They remove blowdowns, clear overgrowth, reblaze trails, and report hazardous conditions and suspicious activity. Some of these defenders of the trails may soon add another … Continue reading

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Help Beautify Trails on I Love My Park Day

Join us in beautifying our trails on I Love My Park Day this Saturday, May 2! The Trail Conference and our member clubs are hosting several events to help celebrate, improve, and enhance parks in our region. Sign up now! … Continue reading

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DEC Warning: Avoid Giant Hogweed Plants & Report New Locations

We share this press release from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC): DEC continues its ongoing efforts to control invasive giant hogweed plants across the state and today reminds residents to look for signs of the plant … Continue reading

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We Love Our Parks

Minnewaska I Love My Park Day volunteers at a trail improvement project on the Mossy Glen Trail. This year, we worked with our partners on trail projects at FDR State Park in Westchester, and Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster. … Continue reading

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Consider Making a Commitment to Help Protect Our Native Habitat

Do you enjoy and love our native natural habitat? Join Linda Rohleder, our Director of Land Stewardship and Coordinator, Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management, in the field and in the classroom and learn how you can help … Continue reading

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