Register Today for 2016 TILTreks,TeenTreks, KidsTreks, TILTKids Camp and Events!

We have a great schedule of exciting and educational Treks & Events, just for you to enjoy! From hiking, biking, kayaking and birding; to yoga, film and nature photography; to lectures and tours; to our TeenTreks, KidsTreks and TILTKids Camp; community events and volunteer opportunities - there is sure to be something for everyone!

Please register for 2016n Treks and Events below. 


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Moonlight Ski (or Snowshoe or Hike!)
Event Start Date: 2/20/2016 7:00 PM Event End Date: 2/20/2016 9:00 PM
Cost: $0.00
A moonlight trek in the wintery landscape of Otter Creek Preserve!
Event Locations
Otter Creek Preserve, Alexandria Bay
A Winter Gathering in Sunny Florida
Event Start Date: 3/4/2016 6:00 PM Event End Date: 3/4/2016 9:00 PM
Cost per place: $100.00
Are you in faraway Florida and missing the River in early March?
Installing the Tern Grid
Event Start Date: 4/18/2016 Event End Date: 4/22/2016
Cost: $0.00
Help us install the Gull Exclusion Grid for Common Terns on the Eagle Wings shoals!
Event Locations
Eagle Wings Shoals, Clayton
Signs of Spring Trek with Peter O'Shea
Event Start Date: 4/23/2016 10:00 AM Event End Date: 4/23/2016 12:00 PM
Cost: $0.00
Naturalist Peter O’Shea will lead TILTrekkers on a walk through the Macsherry Trail on the Crooked Creek Preserve in Hammond to look for signs of the changing seasons, from wildlife movement to emerging plant life.
Event Locations
Crooked Creek Preserve, Hammond > Macsherry Trail, Hammond
Photo by Sarah Ellen Smith
Annual Community Picnic
Event Start Date: 6/10/2016 5:30 PM Event End Date: 6/10/2016 7:30 PM
Cost per place: $0.00
TILT's annual Community Picnic at Zenda Farms Preserve.
Event Locations
Zenda Farms Preserve, Clayton
Photo by Sarah Ellen Smith
Otter Creek Preserve Grand Opening & Community Picnic:
In partnership with Hearts for Youth
Event Start Date: 6/17/2016 5:30 PM Event End Date: 6/17/2016 7:30 PM
Cost per place: $0.00
TILT and Hearts for Youth invite you to a Community Picnic at Otter Creek Preserve!
Event Locations
Otter Creek Preserve, Alexandria Bay
Annual Summer Gathering Fundraiser
Event Start Date: 7/16/2016 6:00 PM Event End Date: 7/16/2016 9:00 PM
Cost per place: $100.00
Our annual fundraiser for land conservation and environmental education!
Event Locations
Chippewa Bay

"Captured" in the Wild!

To see more photos from the past few years of fun "out on the land,"  visit TILT's Flickr page.

SUNY ESF exhibit at Picnic

Grindstone's Grassland Birds 

KayakTrek on Red Lake

Art from Nature KidsTrek

Grindstone Bike Trek

Grindstone Island Mule Tour 

Removing the Tern Grid 

Please note: Our Outreach staff and volunteers often take photos of trek participants and event-goers, for future use in promoting TILT's mission and activities. If you are uncomfortable with your likeness, or that of your family, being used for promotional purposes, please do not hesitate to approach the TILT representative and/or photographer(s) present and make your preferences clear - we will always respect your privacy!

* = This Trek is reserved for TILT members-only. Please click here to become a supporter or add TILTKids benefits to your existing membership, at no extra cost to you!

We recommend early registration for KidsTreks & Camp and the Mule Tour, as these treks tend to fill up fast.

The length and terrain of our trails vary - if you have any concerns or questions about whether a TILTrek or trail is appropriate for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Volunteer Opportunities Key

Preserve Stewardship Volunteer training session (you only need to attend 1 session to complete your training):

"Busy Beaver" (kid-friendly) volunteer opportunity:

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