Walt McLaughlin, a Vermont outdoorsman and the author of more than a dozen nature-related books, will be the featured speaker at the Mohawk Hudson Chapter spring chapter meeting, which will be held on Sunday April 2, at 2 pm, at the East Greenbush Town Library (10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061). McLaughlin will give a slide presentation of his experiences hiking through the Adirondacks on the Northville-Placid Trail. He will also talk about the importance of wildness to being human. A brief chapter meeting will wrap up the event.
Are you new to AMC and the Mohawk Hudson Chapter? Or have you been a member for a while but would like to learn more about AMC and how to get the most out of your membership? Come to our new member orientation!
Please join us on Tuesday, May 9th, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the East Greenbush Public Library. Come to hear about what AMC, and the Mohawk Hudson Chapter in particular, have to offer. Share your experiences and get updates on conservation and volunteer opportunities, and new AMC initiatives. The program will include a free drawing for prizes that will include guidebooks and hiking/backpacking gear.
Reservation is required by May 2nd. To reserve, please contact Ellen Kozlowski at 518-608-4004 (NCA after 9 p.m.), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mohawk Hudson Chapter is sponsoring an event of special interest to Young Members (20s & 30s). Are you a 20- or 30-something (or know someone) looking for ways to get outside and get involved with a community of peers who share a common interest in the outdoors? We want to help jumpstart a Young Members group in our area and would love to hear from you, learn about your interests, and let you know what opportunities are available! Join AMC for a Young Members Happy Hour at Brown's (417 River St, Troy, NY) at 6:00pm on March 17th. We'll supply some appetizers and there will be door prizes and a 'great outdoors' trivia contest. Susannah Hatch, the AMC volunteer coordinator for 20s & 30s programs, will be there to give you an update on what's happening at AMCócome and hear about some of the exciting opportunities for 20s & & 30s in 2017. Spread the word and invite your friends to joinóno need to be an AMC member to attend! If you can come, please reply to this email so we know how many people to plan for. All are welcome. Young Members (20s & 30s) is an affinity group within the AMC geared to people in their 20s & 30s who share a common interest in the outdoors. For a list of some of the current YM opportunities available, visit the 20s && 30s page on outdoors.org. Interested in spearheading a Young Members group in the Mohawk Hudson Chapter? Email Susannah Hatch at email@example.com if you are interested in getting involved and/or if you have any questions! We look forward to hearing from you.