tug-hill.jpgWatertown, N.Y. - Wear your rainboots and bring your flashlight!  Join us the evening of Saturday, April 16, 2011 as we go Peepin' for Peepers.  Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust is holding their first spring field trip in the Cleveland, NY area for kids and their families. This field trip is ideal for kids of all ages, as well as anyone interested in Tug Hill wetlands.  The trek will be led by well-known naturalist and Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust board member, Bob McNamara - come ready to have fun and learn all about spring peepers and other amphibians! This event is free and open to the public.  Meet at the Lighthouse Park in Cleveland, NY on Route 49 at 7pm on Saturday, April 16, 2011.  To RSVP or for more information please contact Janelle Castro at tughilloutreach@nnymail.com or (315) 779-2239. Upcoming spring treks and progrmas include: All About Bluebirds & More With John Rogers, a free eductional program about bluebirds and other birds of Northern NY, to be held Tuesday, April 26 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at the Flower Memorial Library in Watertown; the 2nd Annual Black River Clean-up scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Watertworks Park in Watertown; the Annual Old Growth Hike scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2011 in the East Osceola area, followed by the 12th Annual Tug Hill Bird Quest week, May 16 - May 20.  Many other fun, educational and free programs and events will be held this summer and fall; visit www.TugHillTomorrowLandTrust.org for the latest information. Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust is a nonprofit regional organization that works with private landowners to protect and foster responsible stewardship practices of working forest, farm, recreation and wild lands in northern New York's 2,100 square-mile Tug Hill region.  The Tug Hill region covers parts of Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and Oswego Counties.  Tug Hill Tomorrow provides conservation planning, land registry and conservation easement programs for landowners.  The local land trust also works to increase the awareness, appreciation and stewardship of the Tug Hill region through publications, fieldtrips, and special events.  For more information visit our website at www.TugHillTomorrowLandTrust.org, email tughilloutreach@nnymail.com, call 315.779.2239 or write P.O. Box 6063, Watertown NY 13601.


Contact: Janelle Castro 315.779.2239 tughilloutreach@nnymail.com