Monday, January 26, 2015

Great South Woods Meeting In Piseco

GSW_trailnetwork2The first of several workshops to support regional recreation planning in the southern part of New York’s Adirondack Park will be 6 to 8 pm, on Wednesday, January 28th at Piseco Central School.

The meeting is open to the public and has been organized by a partnership between the Great South Woods Project and the Adirondack Community-based Trails and Lodging System. It follows the Great South Woods kick-off meeting Dec. 17 at Lake Pleasant Central School in Speculator, during which more than 80 participants shared their knowledge of, and vision for, recreation opportunities in the two-million acre planning area.

At the upcoming Piseco workshop, participants will use maps to share their knowledge of recreation destinations and community amenities, and will work together to develop ideas for trails and other infrastructure that connects with lodgings and other community features.

Similar workshops are being planned in communities across the region, including Long Lake, Northville, Old Forge and North Creek. Each local workshop will focus on a section of the Great South Woods in the general vicinity, but all workshops will allow participants to share their knowledge and ideas for the entire Great South Woods planning area.


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