Transition into Fall
Oct 7: Untold Stories of the Battenkill Art Exhibit at Georgi Museum's Grand Reopening
Final Showing of Untold Stories Art Exhibit
On Saturday, October 7 from 11am - 1pm, as part of the Georgi Museum's Grand Reopening, the Untold Stories of the Battenkill art exhibit will be featured in the Community Room. An educational & outreach exhibit and slide show will take place in the Museum's Battenkill Room. The public is invited to enjoy the newly renovated museum, the return of the museum's key pieces and its gem collection. Suggestion donation - $5 per person.
Oct 7: "Keep it Clean" Roadside Clean-up with Trout Unlimited Clearwater Chapter
BkC and Trout Unlimited Clearwater Chapter volunteers invite you to dedicate an hour or two to help ensure the scenic roadside that hugs the Battenkill along State Route 313 is litter free.
The "Keep it Clean" Clean-up begins at 9am on Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at the State Line Route 313 Rest Area. Gloves and safety vests are provided. No pre-registration is required. Coffee and donuts will be provided! For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 10: Elizabeth and Barton Cockey at SUNY ADK's Lecture & Lunch Series
Elizabeth and Barton Cockey will be part of SUNY ADK's lecture and lunch series on Tues, October 10 at 10am. Each lecture is 1 hour long followed by a few minutes of Q&A. The lectures are presented by a combination of SUNY Adirondack distinguished faculty members and local experts. For more information, visit the SUNY ADK course catalog.
Nov 4: Middle Falls Garden Installation
Join us on Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 beginning at 9am with Boy Scoot Troop 127 as we install a garden around our first Corridor Connection public access site, just off Route 29 in Middle Falls, NY. Thanks to Boralex Hydro for clearing the path to the river!
Our work is supported in part by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's Conservation Partnership Program administered by The Land Trust Alliance.
Nov 5: Annual Meeting & Speaker Series - A Journey Down the Hudson with Doug Vincent
Annual Meeting & Speaker Series
On Sunday, November 5 at 2pm, inspirational speaker & river enthusiast, Doug Vincent will offer a talk and slide show presentation about his 28 day, 180 mile canoe trip down the Hudson.
The presentation is part of BkC's annual public meeting held to update as
well as collect feedback from the community on its the current activities, past successes and future plans for the Battenkill watershed and beyond.
The talk will be held at the newly formed Fort Miller Community Meetinghouse located at 1239 Fort Miller Road in Fort Edward, NY.
Nov 11: Final Book Signing & Holiday Shopping at Gardenworks
Meet the Authors at Gardenworks
On Saturday, November 11 from 2-4pm, our last book signing of 2017 with authors Elizabeth & Barton Cockey happens at Gardenworks. Meet the authors and begin your holiday shopping with an autographed copy of this special book.
Rexleigh Marble Mill Work Begins Thanks to Land Trust Alliance
The Battenkill Conservancy received a 2017 Transaction Grant under the NYS Conservation Partnership Program and administered by the Land Trust Alliance, Saratoga Springs to assist with the initial work on the 3 acre Rexleigh Marble Mill property in Salem, NY. The parcel was donated by the Oakley family in late 2016 and is now permanently preserved.