Bring your own boat and enjoy the wonders of the lower section of the Hoosic River as it heads from Eagle Bridge to Johnsonville, NY. See flora and fauna that you don always see in the upper reaches of the river. Bring beverages and snacks with you. Meet at the Rensselaer Land Trust boat launch on Route 67 in Eagle bridge, NY. Leader is Tom Hyde and he should be contacted by September 22nd to preregister for this event.
Enjoy the fall foliage with a free 16.5-mile recreational bike tour that begins and ends at at the Mack Molding parking lot on Route 346 in Pownal Vermont, with an optional extension for those interested in a 23-mile version of the ride. The ride climbs from Pownal to Pownal Center and descends to North Pownal, then ventures along the Hoosic River into New York before returning on Indian Massacre Road (including one mile of hard-pack gravel). Bring snacks and water. Meet at 9:45 a.m. for a 10 a.m. start. Leaders: Lauren Stevens and Pownal resident Julie Mackaman, but please contact S.McMahon@hoorwa.org or 413-458-2742 by October 6 to pre-register.