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Register for 2015 TILTreks,TeenTreks, KidsTreks, TILTKids Camp and Events!

To celebrate our 30th year of conserving the 1000 Islands, TILT has scheduled extra 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 Treks and Events below. We're looking forward to seeing you in 2015!


 

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May
30
"For the Birds" Celebration
Event Start Date: 5/30/2015 10:00 AM Event End Date: 5/30/2015 12:00 PM
Cost: $0.00
An exciting new birding-related event, featuring a variety of workshops that kids, families, birders and birders-in-training can enjoy!
Event Locations
Grindstone Island Preserves
Zenda Farms Preserve, Clayton
June
6
Stewardship Volunteer Field Training - Chippewa Bay
Event Start Date: 6/6/2015 10:00 AM Event End Date: 6/6/2015 12:00 PM
Stewardship Volunteer training, including the opportunity to learn how to monitor for invasive species by kayak.
Event Locations
Chippewa Bay
Chippewa Bay > Newell Property
June
10
"Silver" Crooked Creek Kayak
Event Start Date: 6/10/2015 10:00 AM Event End Date: 6/10/2015 12:00 PM
Cost: $0.00
Join kayak-enthusiast, and TILT trustee, Jane Carver for a special, “silver” paddle to explore the beautiful Crooked Creek Preserve, which is one of the most significant wetlands on the St. Lawrence, providing habitat for countless species.
Event Locations
Crooked Creek Preserve, Hammond
June
12
Photo by Sarah Ellen Smith
TILT's Annual Community Picnic
Event Start Date: 6/12/2015 5:30 PM Event End Date: 6/12/2015 7:30 PM
Cost per place: $0.00
TILT's annual Community Picnic at Zenda Farms Preserve.
Event Locations
Zenda Farms Preserve, Clayton
June
16
"De-Stress in Nature" - Meditative Journaling with Linda Potter of Nautilus Retreats
Event Start Date: 6/16/2015 9:00 AM Event End Date: 6/16/2015 11:00 AM
Cost: $0.00
For TILT’s first “De-Stress in Nature” trek, Linda Potter of Nautilus Retreats and Coaching will lead us in experiencing the benefits of writing, inspired by a peaceful walk in the woods.
Event Locations
Foster-Blake Trail
June
19
Via greenfiremovie.com
Green Film Fest and Nature Photography Show - Green Fire
Event Start Date: 6/19/2015 6:30 PM Event End Date: 6/19/2015 9:00 PM
Cost: $0.00
Join your friends and neighbors for TILT’s two-day, Green Film Fest and Nature Photography Show! Doors will open at 6:30pm both nights, so that you may enjoy the nature photography displayed on the 3rd floor, along with food prepared by Mustard Seed Natural Market, before the films begin at 7:30pm. Friday’s film will be Green Fire, and Saturday’s film will be Brunswick, followed by a short Q&A with the filmmaker.
Event Locations
Clayton Opera House
June
20
Via brunswickfilm.com
Green Film Fest and Nature Photography Show - Brunswick
Event Start Date: 6/20/2015 6:30 PM Event End Date: 6/20/2015 9:00 PM
Cost: $0.00
Join your friends and neighbors for TILT’s two-day, Green Film Fest and Nature Photography Show! Doors will open at 6:30pm both nights, so that you may enjoy the nature photography displayed on the 3rd floor, along with food prepared by Mustard Seed Natural Market, before the films begin at 7:30pm. Friday’s film will be Green Fire, and Saturday’s film will be Brunswick, followed by a short Q&A with the filmmaker.
Event Locations
Clayton Opera House
June
24
Stewardship Volunteer Field Training - Rivergate Trail
Event Start Date: 6/24/2015 2:00 PM Event End Date: 6/24/2015 4:00 PM
Field training for Stewardship Volunteers
Event Locations
Sissy Danforth Rivergate Trail > Black Creek Rd, Clayton Trailhead
June
27
"Dig with Doug" at Fort Haldimand*
Event Start Date: 6/27/2015 9:30 AM Event End Date: 6/27/2015 12:00 PM
Once again, TILT supporters are invited to join TILT and Prof. Douglas J. Pippin, from SUNY Oswego, to participate in an actual archaeological dig at historic Ft Haldimand on Carleton Island. *This trek is reserved for TILT supporters and has limited space.
Event Locations
Carleton Island, Cape Vincent > Fort Haldimand
June
29
Stewardship Volunteer Training - TILT Office/Visitors Center
Event Start Date: 6/29/2015 5:30 PM Event End Date: 6/29/2015 7:30 PM
Stewardship Volunteer training and presentation
Event Locations
TILT Office/Visitors Center, 135 John St, Clayton
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"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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