Friends of Saranac River Trail is a grass-roots group formed to develop and promote the tourist, recreational, commercial, historical, and naturalopportunitiesof the Saranac River Trail by providing public information; coordinatingvolunteer opportunities;developing and purchasing trail amenities such as signs, benches,and the universally accessibleMax Moore Memorial Treehouse
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Submitted by Jesse Feiler on Tue, 12/20/2016 - 1:47pm
Jeff Olson (Designer of Saranac River Trail) will be leading an open conversation about getting the local community to the next level of active mobility. He will be present to answer questions about everyday issues, such as dealing with adverse weather, bike storage, and how far you have to bike to work off that pint of beer.
Community Room, City Hall, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh NY
Submitted by Jesse Feiler on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 11:41am
Here's a video preview from EPA about Curt Gervich's Toxic Release simulation game. Friends of Saranac River Trail sponsors a free simulation session Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5-8 PM in the Community Room in City Hall. Join us! Reservations help us plan Trek Sign-Up
Submitted by Jesse Feiler on Wed, 10/12/2016 - 4:54pm
Here's the preview of Curt Gervich's environmental education simulation as heard on WAMC October 12, 2016 http://tinyurl.com/jucqusa. The event is open to the public and is free! So join us. It's free, but please use this link to reserve so we can plan Trek Sign-Up.
Submitted by Jesse Feiler on Tue, 09/13/2016 - 6:57pm
What better time to take photos than Fall on Saranac River Trail? Grab your camera, or even your smart phone and join Penny Clute and Ron Nolland for pointers and feedback on your photo technique! This is a great time to meet other photo enthusiasts and enjoy one of the most colorful seasons Plattsburgh has to offer!
Trek Leaders: Ron Nolland has been featured in several solo shows in various galleries throughout the North Country. His photography is also featured at the Plattsburgh International Airport.
After a life in the law, Penny Clute, is now very involved in photography. She is enjoying nurturing her “inner artist," and sharing with others her wabi sabi approach - of "seeing the beauty in the imperfect!"
Submitted by Jesse Feiler on Wed, 08/24/2016 - 12:42pm
Come play Toxic Release!, an environmental education simulation created by SUNY Plattsburgh in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency. Toxic Release! simulates the challenges associated with environmental problem solving at the local level. Participants in this role playing game simulate community residents and advocates, industry executives and government regulators as they work together to manage concerns over hazardous pollution, public health and environmental integrity. The simulation is designed to build participants' skills at conflict management, collaboration, communication, policy innovation and leadership.
Curt Gervich is an Associate Professor in SUNY Plattsburgh's Center of Earth and Environmental Science. He holds a PhD in Environmental Design and Planning from Virginia Tech and a MS in Natural Resources Planning from University of Vermont. At SUNY Plattsburgh he teaches courses in Environmental Policy, Sustainability and Environmental Leadership, among others. Curt holds more than 10 years of professional experience collaborating with EPA and other federal and state agencies throughout the country on a variety of environmental planning and management challenges.
Submitted by Jesse Feiler on Wed, 07/13/2016 - 9:25am
Explore the Lake City's fascinating past with a guided tour of “Old Plattsburgh’s” historic waterfront.” From taverns and trains to luxurious hotels, steamboats, and the sinking of the Titanic; we'll stroll in the footsteps of Presidents of the United States and some of the wealthiest men in America. This amazing journey will even take you to the edge of outer space! Hosted by Friends of Saranac River Trail and Greater Adirondack Ghost and Tour Company!
Trek Leader: Matt Boire is an 8th generation North Country native and works as the Tour Director for the Greater Adirondack Ghost and Tour Company. His 5th Great-Grandfather fought in the Battle of Plattsburgh and his 10th Great-Grandmother was hung as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692.