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Cross-country skiing

January 11, 2014
January 18, 2014
January 25, 2014

Cross country skiing at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9-11am. $20 adult/$10 child. Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Learn the basics of cross-country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop. Skis, poles & boots provided, register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. 570/828-2319.

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PEEC

Hike the Minisink Trail

October 18, 2014

Beautiful five-mile loop trail on Shawangunk Ridge in Huckleberry State Forest, Town of Greenville. Wear sturdy shoes; bring water. Participants will carpool or caravan to trail. Meet 9am, DEC fishing platform, Indian Orchard Road (South Road). Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association, thebashakill.org, 845/754-0732.

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Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0732

Hike the Shawangunk Ridge

October 4, 2014

Moderately difficult hike; four to five hours, fall colors, scenic vistas. Meet 9:30am, D&H Canal Kiosk, Pat Moore Memorial Picnic Grove, Sullivan Street. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, the watchdog group for this wetland straddling the border between Orange and Sullivan Counties. thebashakill.org. 845/754-0743.

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Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Canoe / Kayak the Basha Kill

September 27, 2014

Paddle over the scenic waters of the Basha Kill. Meet 10am, DEC boatlaunch across from 1131 South Rd., Wurtsboro. Must bring your own vessel. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org. 845/754-0743.

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Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Sunrise Walk

August 17, 2014

Glory of the rising sun reflected in peaceful waters of the Basha Kill. Meet 5:30am, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org. 845/386-4892.

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Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

History of the D&H Canal

July 20, 2014

Everything from mastodons to steam locomotives has moved through valley of the Canal. Discover fascinating history of first million dollar project in the US and the people who lived and worked around it. Meet 10am, DEC access road across from Hometown Deli, Route 209. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org. 845/386-4892.

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Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

Moolight Canoe / Kayak Adventure

July 12, 2014

8:30pm. Paddle under full moon over scenic waters of the Basha Kill DEC boatlaunch across from 1131 South Road, Wurtsboro. Must bring your own vessel. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org. 845/754-0743.

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Mike Medley
Contact Phone #: 
845/754-0743

Moonlight Walk

July 11, 2014

See the full moon rise over the Shawangunk Ridge and reflect in the peaceful waters of the Basha Kill. Tales of natural and human history. Meet 8:30pm, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro.Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association, watchdog group for this unique wetland. thebashakill.org. 845/386-4892.

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Gary Keeton
Contact Phone #: 
845/386-4892

Blooms and Butterflies

June 29, 2014

Colorful wildflowers and butterflies in the visual feast of the Basha Kill. Meet 10am, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, the watchdog group for this unique and beautiful wetland straddling the border between Orange and Sullivan Counties. thebashakill.org. 845/436-6046.

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John Kenney
Contact Phone #: 
845/436-6046

Nature Walk

June 21, 2014

Two to three miles on level terrain to see what is nesting, growing and maturing at the Basha Kill in mid-summer. Meet 8:30am, Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org. 845/856-0706.

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Jack Austin
Contact Phone #: 
845/856-0706
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