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Limestone Rise Walk
May 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
A gem of a preserve with a variety of habitats, a profusion of wildflowers and ferns, and excellent birding, as well as fossiferous limestone outcroppings and solution channels. Ed Kautz, leader. Directions: Take Rt. 890 to the Rt. 146 exit, continue on Rt. 146 southwest across Rt. 20 into Altamont. Make a sharp right turn onto Maple Ave to stay on Rt. 146 in Altamont, followed shortly by a sharp left onto Western Ave.; continue on Rt. 146 5.7 miles to Nash Rd. on right. This is a gravel road, and the road sign may be missing. It is the first road after Knox Cave Rd., and there is a Preserve sign at the corner. Turn right onto Nash and park along road at 0.2 of a mile. The trail starts on the left side with a sign back from the road.
The number of participants will be limited to 10 people, including the leader, since the covid virus is still active. Therefore the walks will be by pre-registration only; email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Be sure to include your telephone number, so we can notified you if the walk has to be cancelled; notice of cancellation or other changes may also be found at www.ecosny.org or www.facebook.com/ecosny. Those without computers may register by calling 518-381-1826, but texting is not available. All participants will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing.