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Nature Up North

Snowshoe Hike up Azure Mountain

Event date and time
February 25, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

Join Nature Up North for a Snowshoe Hike up Azure Mountain to celebrate the middle of winter! Azure Mountain is a short hike perfect for those looking for a nice walk with a great view. The one mile trail to the summit covers steep yet navigable terrain and there are plenty of flat areas for water breaks and rest stops. Meeting at the trail head at 10:00 am. 

Snowshoes provided free of charge, please register in advance to loan equipment.

Cardboard Sled Building Workshop

Event date and time
February 8, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Address

Monaco Room, Student Center, St. Lawrence University
Canton, NY 13617
United States

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info@natureupnorth.org
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Join us for a Cardboard Sled Building Workshop in preparation for the Canton Winter Olympics! Teams of 2-4 are invited to work together to build a sled, and all materials will be provided. The workshop will be held in the Monaco Room in the St. Lawrence Campus Student Center (2nd floor) and is open to the public (campus map).

Canton Winter Olympics: Cross Country Ski Race (3 of 3)

Event date and time
February 11, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Email
recreation@cantonny.us
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Event description

Canton Recreation and the Best Western University Inn are excited to bring you the Cross Country Ski Race as the final event in the Canton Winterfest 2018 Winter Olympics! Participants of all ages, skill, and experience levels are encouraged to participate. Youth participants (12 & under) will ski a 0.5-mile loop while Open (13 & up) & College division participants will ski the 0.5-mile loop twice for a 1-mile race. Points will be awarded to race winners in each division.

Canton Winter Olympics: Snow Sculpture Competition (2 of 3)

Event date and time
February 10, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Address

Bend in the River Park
90 Lincoln St.
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
recreation@cantonny.us
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Event description

Canton Recreation is excited to bring you the Snow Sculpture Competition as the second of three events in the Canton Winterfest 2018 Winter Olympics! Teams of 2-4 will have 45 minutes to create a snow sculpture out of a provided pile of snow at Bend in the River Park.

Teams will be judged in one of the following divisions, Youth (12 & under), Open (13 & up), Family, or College. Sculptures will be judged and points awarded to teams winning their division along with several other categories. 

Canton Winter Olympics: Cardboard Sled Racing! (1 of 3)

Event date and time
February 9, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Address

90 Lincoln St.
Canton, NY 13617
United States

Email
info@natureupnorth.org
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Event description

Nature Up North is excited to bring you the Canton Cardboard Sled Race as the first of three events in the Canton Winterfest 2018 Winter Olympics! The event will be held at the Canton Pavilion on February 9th from 3 - 5 pm. Sled building (materials provided) will be in 3:00 - 4:00 pm in the Community Room, and the race will begin at 4:00 at Bend in the River Park. Teams of 2-4 are invited to enter, and may build a sled in advance or at the event. 

Fall Trails Series - Bike Parade on the Remington Recreation Trail (Partridge Run)

Event date and time
October 27, 2017 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Email
recreation@cantonny.us
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Event description

The Canton Recreation Department is partnering with Nature Up North to provide a Canton Trails Series this fall. Join us each Friday afternoon in October as we feature one of Canton’s beautiful trails! Each Trails Series event will begin with a guided activity (30-45 minutes) after which you will be invited to continue to explore the trail on your own. This family friendly program is open to all, and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Young Scientist Workshop - cancelled

Event date and time
October 28, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Email
natureupnorth@gmail.com
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Nature Up North invites interested 10th-12th graders to participate in a free field-based workshop. St. Lawrence University senior and local to Northern New York, Jessica LaMay, will be incorporating fundamentals of conservation biology, nature-based learning, and field research methodologies into this fun three-hour event. The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive beetle that feeds on  Ash Trees, was recently discovered in St. Lawrence and Franklin counties.

Fall Trails Series - Community Ash Tree Survey on the Kip Trail

Event date and time
October 20, 2017 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Email
recreation@cantonny.us
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Event description

 

The Canton Recreation Department is partnering with Nature Up North to provide a Canton Trails Series this fall. Join us each Friday afternoon in October as we feature one of Canton’s beautiful trails! Each Trails Series event will begin with a guided activity (30-45minutes) after which you will be invited to continue to explore the trail on your own. This family friendly program is open to all, and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Fall Trails Series - Invasive Plant Pull, SUNY Canton Trail

Event date and time
October 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Email
recreation@cantonny.us
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Location
Event description

 

The Canton Recreation Department is partnering with Nature Up North to provide a Canton Trails Series this fall. Join us each Friday afternoon in October as we feature one of Canton’s beautiful trails! Each Trails Series event will begin with a guided activity (30-45minutes) after which you will be invited to continue to explore the trail on your own. This family friendly program is open to all, and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.