CANTON -- Biologists Erika Barthelmess and Carol Budd will lead the third of TAUNY’s Green Walks on Saturday, June 9, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at St. Lawrence University’s Kip Tract.
The Green Walks are nature walks offered in honor and memory of long-time TAUNY friend, naturalist, and conservation biologist John Green. They are led by local experts who had close personal and professional connections with John.
Erika and Carol will lead this walk on one of John’s favorite local trails. Erika, who teaches biology at St. Lawrence, is a vertebrate ecologist and conservation biologist with particular interest in mammals and conservation. Carol is the past director of the Collegiate Science and Technology Program at SLU and has fond memories of leading nature walks with John over the years, including walks on the Kip Tract.
Pre-registration for the walk is not required but would be appreciated for planning purposes (386-4289/ email@example.com).
The Kip Tract walk will begin at the trailhead, which is near the Wachtmeister field station on Park Street, past the bridge leaving Canton.
Supported by gifts made to TAUNY in memory of John Green, the walks are free and open to all.
Traditional Arts in Upstate New York is dedicated to showcasing the folk culture and living traditions of New York's North Country. Located at 53 Main Street in Canton, The TAUNY Center is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday,10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To learn more about TAUNY, the Green Walks, and other programs, visit www.TAUNY.org