Category Archives: Community Outreach

North Woods Events Updates!

Hi All! This week, Yesenia is out of town so burning bush removal has slowed down a bit. However, there is a tour scheduled for this evening at 7 starting at the Falstaff’s kiosk. Learn about the historic blue trail … Continue reading

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North Woods Service Day!

Saturday October 13th we had a great turn out for the North Woods Service Day. In the morning, all of the volunteers congregated at falstaffs for some cookies, hot chocolate, and apple cider while we discussed stewardship and management of the North … Continue reading

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NYT Tackles Issue of (Off-Leashed) Dog Walking

“Across the region, land trusts, town recreation departments and city parks agencies have struggled with the question, weighing liability and wildlife protection against forceful advocacy of many dog owners.” On February 10th, the New York Times published this article entitled … Continue reading

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Honors Forum Event: North Woods Talk and Clean-up

To kick off December, Juniors Kelsey Rogers ’13 and Kaitlin Garofano ’13 organized a North Woods Talk and Clean-up on Saturday, December 3.  The event began with a talk by Economics Professor Bob Jones about the history of the woods … Continue reading

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Community Learns About Local History of the North Woods

On Saturday, July 30th, Economics Professor Robert Jones led a tour through the North Woods that focused on the local history of the Woods.  Seventeen visitors accompanied the professor.  Professor Jones’ tour began on the Red Trail, looped into the … Continue reading

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Summer Sustainability Team Meets with Alums

Yesterday the Stewards and Student Garden Manager, Gabby Stern ’13, were given the opportunity to speak with Skidmore Alums that are interested in sustainability initiatives at a luncheon at the Surrey. The luncheon was full of new introductions, networking with … Continue reading

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Skidmore Alums Take Tours of the North Woods

On Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th, Skidmore Alums embarked on faculty-led tours of the North Woods. Kim Marsella, Program Coordinator and Lecturer of the Environmental Studies Program, led the Friday tour, which focused on the geological and cultural … Continue reading

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