VOLUNTEER- Sunday, Oct 8, 2017, 9a-3p – Dutch Hill Alliance of Skiers and Hikers (DHASH) Trail Work Day
Their first big project is to re-open some of the ski slopes at the former Dutch Hill Ski Area in Heartwellville, VT. They hope to re-open the Yankee Doodle slope this fall, top to bottom. If they have time and enough volunteers, they’ll also do some glading in the woods between the Yankee Doodle and the Dyke. DHASH is a chapter of the Catamount Trail Association.
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VOLUNTEER- Monday, October 9 – 9:00a – 12p
Early Successional Habitat (ESH) Wildlife Habitat Work Day (2 of 4)
Hogback Mountain Conservation Area
This fall we kick off Phase 3 of our 10-year plan to re-open the five major ski slopes, one every two years. As they regrow, they will provide dense cover and valuable foods for a variety of birds, mammals and other wildlife.
Details on their website
VOLUNTEER – Sunday, October 15- 9:30a-12p – BATS Trailwork Day
Meet at SVC Fieldhouse at 9:30am. Since it is now Archery Season, we will work on trails on SVC Campus
VOLUNTEER – Saturday, October 21 – 9:00a -12p
Early Successional Habitat (ESH) Wildlife Habitat Work Day ( 3 of 4)
Hogback Mountain Conservation Area Details on their website
VOLUNTEER– Sunday, 10/22- Wandering Witch Trail Run —
Hosted by the Battenkill Valley Runners at Christ the King Center in Greenwich, NY
This is a 5k & 10k on beautiful trails and benefits Greenwich’s running programs. Reach out to Jen Kuzmich for more details.
EVENT- Tuesday, 10/24 – Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) Regional Summit
6pm-8pm | West Mountain Inn, 44 W. Mountain Inn Rd, Arlington, VT 05250
If you participate in outdoor recreation in Vermont or work in, support, or have any direct impact from outdoor recreation in Vermont, please attend! All types of recreationists are welcome in this conversation (ATVers, anglers, birders, hunters, snowshoers, equestrians, etc.). Come ready to engage and provide constructive feedback.Show up in force, be polite, patient, concise, and open to collaborating with new kinds of partners.
RIDE- Thursday, 10/26, 5:00p
North Adams Downtown Bike Around Halloween Ride! (bike lights required- wear a costume)- FAMILY FRIENDLY!
The good folks in North Adams have been trying to raise awareness for just generally riding bikes around town and that being normal. Please show up and support them. They usually go to Bright Ideas Brewery after.
VOLUNTEER- Saturday, 10/28 or Sunday, 10/29
Wicked Creepy CX Race at Willow Park (cx= cyclocross, a type of bike and race format)
Volunteers needed in larger numbers to set up the day before (10/28) from mid-morning to sunset to help setup/during race/pick up
The Wicked Creepy CX is in it’s 11th year. Held at Willow Park, it is a really fun setting and a great community event. See the flagging, posts, and stairs in the photo? They don’t just get there by themselves! Costumes encouraged. Races begin at 8:15 am and the last race starts at 3pm.
PLEASE contact Race Director, Tim Payne if you can help. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wicked Creepy is part of the NYCross series. Learn more about this race below, or heck, go watch/race in a few!