Upcoming Events Archive

Upcoming Events

Please note: Laurentian Chapter outings follow Adk’s covid-19 guidelines.

Sun, Mar 3: Outdoors Indoors – Birding in Ecuador Tom Wheeler will tell us about the recent adventure he and Eileen undertook exploring Ecuador. In-person at the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room at 7 p.m. or via Zoom at stlawu.zoom.us/j/92634636850?pwd=K2JQb20rMFd1Umhja05MSEZFTGRDZz09.

Thu, Mar 7: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Access Roads 7:30 am. We will walk the dirt access roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. If the roads are icy, traction devices such as micro-spikes are recommended. Meet at the Red Sandstone trailhead, north entrance parking lot off Back Hannawa Road (CR59) between Potsdam and Hannawa Falls. From Potsdam, at the intersection of Rt. 11 and Clarkson Ave (CR 59), drive south for 2.5 miles. The dirt access road to the northern parking lot is on the left just past Sweeney Road. A brown “trail parking” sign marks the entrance of the access road to the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, hebertm@potsdam.edu or 315-265-0756.

Sun, Mar 10: West Parishville Snowshoe Snowshoe on the trails in the woods behind our cabin on Pumpkin Hill Rd. in West Parishville. Total distance 2 miles at most. Afterward we’ll warm up in the cabin. This outing is limited to 10 people. Call ahead to join and get time and location details: David Trithart, 315-244-8875.

Sun, Mar 10: Outdoors Indoors – Rare Turtle Conservation in the Great Lakes Region A talk by Dr. Eric McCluskey, who explains, “The Great Lakes region has several rare turtle species that are in need of conservation attention. My research focuses on applying genetics and GIS tools to assist state and federal partners in furthering conservation efforts for these species.” This talk will be presented via Zoom only at stlawu.zoom.us/j/92634636850?pwd=K2JQb20rMFd1Umhja05MSEZFTGRDZz09.

Thu, Mar 14: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Access Roads 7:30 am. We will walk the dirt access roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. If the roads are icy, traction devices such as micro-spikes are recommended. Meet at the Red Sandstone trailhead, north entrance parking lot off Back Hannawa Road (CR59) between Potsdam and Hannawa Falls. From Potsdam, at the intersection of Rt. 11 and Clarkson Ave (CR 59), drive south for 2.5 miles. The dirt access road to the northern parking lot is on the left just past Sweeney Road. A brown “trail parking” sign marks the entrance of the access road to the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, hebertm@potsdam.edu or 315-265-0756.

Sat, Mar 16: Stone Valley Snowshoe A beginner snowshoe on the east side of Stone Valley for about 2-3 miles. The (sometimes) frozen waterfalls, rapids and gorges are awe-inspiring and make for great photos. If you don’t have equipment, contact us and we should be able to help you. Level 1. Contact Blair Madore at 315-261-0751 or madorebf@potsdam.edu. This is a joint event with Potsdam Public Library Outside.

Sat, Mar 16: Snowshoe to The Pinnacle About 2 miles of flat snowshoeing on a woods road near Santa Clara, followed by a short, moderately steep climb to the summit of a small mountain with good views. 500 ft elevation gain. Return by the same route. Level 2-3, easy to moderate. Slow pace. If conditions require, may become a hike, with or without microspikes. Contact John Barron, johnbarron@sympatico.ca or 613-828-2296.

Thu, Mar 21: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Access Roads 7:30 am. We will walk the dirt access roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. If the roads are icy, traction devices such as micro-spikes are recommended. Meet at the Red Sandstone trailhead, north entrance parking lot off Back Hannawa Road (CR59) between Potsdam and Hannawa Falls. From Potsdam, at the intersection of Rt. 11 and Clarkson Ave (CR 59), drive south for 2.5 miles. The dirt access road to the northern parking lot is on the left just past Sweeney Road. A brown “trail parking” sign marks the entrance of the access road to the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, hebertm@potsdam.edu or 315-265-0756.

Sat, Mar 23: Road walk on the Donnerville Road in the Downerville State Forest We’ll celebrate the official arrival of spring with a walk on the Donnerville Road. Plan on 5-6 miles; the distance and route will depend. on conditions. Contact Tom Ortmeyer, tortmeye@gmail.com or 315-244-3707. Level 3.

Thu, Mar 28: Weekly Walk, Red Sandstone Access Roads 7:30 am. We will walk the dirt access roads for approximately 2 miles, 1 hour round trip. If the roads are icy, traction devices such as micro-spikes are recommended. Meet at the Red Sandstone trailhead, north entrance parking lot off Back Hannawa Road (CR59) between Potsdam and Hannawa Falls. From Potsdam, at the intersection of Rt. 11 and Clarkson Ave (CR 59), drive south for 2.5 miles. The dirt access road to the northern parking lot is on the left just past Sweeney Road. A brown “trail parking” sign marks the entrance of the access road to the parking lot. Leaders for each week will vary. Contact Marianne Hebert, hebertm@potsdam.edu or 315-265-0756.

Sun, Apr 14: Outdoors Indoors – Members’ Nature Poetry The majesty of the Adirondacks and other natural areas have inspired poetry from many members. Contact facilitator: Neal Burdick, nealburdick@gmail.com, for more information. We will read aloud and perhaps discuss a selection of them. In-person at the Potsdam Civic Center Community Room at 7 p.m. or via Zoom at stlawu.zoom.us/j/92634636850?pwd=K2JQb20rMFd1Umhja05MSEZFTGRDZz09.

Upcoming Events Archive