Events

MHLC Events 2021 Calendar

Get outside and connect with nature at one of our free events! There is something for everyone in our 2021 line-up! Our outdoor events take place in our 20 preserves, and we partner with local organizations, naturalists, and experts to bring you an exciting schedule of opportunities to learn and explore. 

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Take MHLC’s 20 Preserve Challenge!
All year-long

Are you ready to take the 20 Preserve Challenge? Visit all 20 MHLC Preserves to receive a limited edition sticker. There’s no rush – this challenge will be open for all of 2021! Click below for details.

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Let’s Explore!
Hollyhock Hollow Sanctuary
NEW DATE: Sunday, October 17 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore the many wonders of the natural world found along the trails of this unique preserve. From the creek and pond to the sinkhole and old quarry, there are many features to discover at Hollyhock! This hike, guided by Thom Engel, will a deeper dive into the history and geology of the preserve. 

 

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Wolf Hollow Road Walk
(Tentative event, check back for details)

Join MHLC Executive Director Mark King and George Shaw of Union College for a walk on Wolf Hollow Road. This exclusive tour will dive into the interesting geology and history of the land. We will meet at Wolf Hollow Brewery in Amsterdam to arrange carpooling over to the site. After the tour, enjoy a complimentary beer from Wolf Hollow Brewery!

Space is limited, register now to reserve your spot.

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Full Moon Hike
Strawberry Fields Nature Preserve
Saturday, November 20 from 4 – 7 p.m.
(Note: The time may change to 4:30 – 7:30 p.m., registered participants will be notified before the event.)

Have you ever wondered what the preserves are like at night? Well, now is your chance! Join us for a hike under the full moon with our guide and educator Christian Johnson to explore the trails in a new light– moonlight!  We’ll even hear a few short stories along the way to inspire you on this wondrous adventure. (We will be using red-light filters on our headlamps and flashlights on this hike.)

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Looking for something to do right now? Check out MHLC’s Virtual Hikes & Lessons from the Field!

 

2020 Summer Hike-a-thon Scavenger Hunt: CLICK HERE to read more and view the gnome photos!

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