Thursday, April 29, 2021

I Love My Park Day at Crown Point Historic Area

Crown point state historic site

Celebrate I Love My Park Day on Sunday, May 2 with DEC and State Parks staff at Crown Point Historic Area. Learn how you can better care for and enjoy your parks and public lands. Programming will run from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register, email [email protected].

Schedule of Events:

  • Leave No Trace: Take Action to Protect the Outdoors (30 minutes) – 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. – This workshop will provide you with a better understanding of recreation-related impacts, the Seven Principles and how Leave No Trace skills and ethics can help protect the outdoor places we love.
    • Meeting Location: West field behind British fort (Follow signs)
    • Limited to 15-20 participants. Participants must wear masks and maintain social distancing
  • Tree Identification Walking Tour (45 minutes) – 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. – Join a DEC Forester for a walk through the Crown Point State Historic Site and learn how to identify common trees in the area.
    • Meeting Location: West field behind British fort (Follow signs)
  • History of Crown Point Walking Tour (1 hour) – 12 p.m. & 3 p.m. Crown Point State Historic Site is recognized both at the state and federal level for its historic and landmark status as a European military stronghold. This walk will focus on many other features on the site, ranging from the mid-19th century to present day, and tell the story of the economic, cultural and natural importance of Crown Point to Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks and beyond.
    • Meeting Location: Main Pavilion
    • Limited to 12 participants. Participants must wear masks and maintain social distancing.

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One Response

  1. ROBIN H DECKER says:

    I am interested in volunteering. How and who should I contact to get info on this subject?

    Robin Decker

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