tug-hill.jpgGreig, N.Y. - Bring your friends and family and join Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust for a snowshoe trek this January! The land trust's first field trip of the new year will be held Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10am-2pm on protected property in Greig, NY. This beautiful property is protected by Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust and borders the Independence River (contact Tug Hill Tomorrow for directions). This easy to moderately difficult trek is free and open to the public, and will be about 2-miles on mostly flat to gently sloping terrain. Beginning snowshoers and kids of all ages are encouraged to attend! This will be an educational and fun snowshoe led by Tug Hill Tomorrow board members and staff.  Please provide your own snowshoes, food and water, and remember to dress appropriately! Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust does have a limited amount of snowshoes to lend (both youth and adult sizes), please call for availability. For directions to the meeting location and to RSVP please contact Janelle Castro at (315) 779-2239 or email tughilloutreach@nnymail.com. Don't miss two other snow-filled treks coming up in February. A cross-country ski field trip is scheduled for Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the Trenton Greenbelt Trails in Trenton, and a snowshoe field trip is scheduled for Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Inman Gulf in Barnes Corners, NY. For details visit www.TugHillTomorrowLandTrust.org. 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, and also works to increase the awareness, appreciation and stewardship of the Tug Hill region through publications, fieldtrips, and special events.  For more information visit 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