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Killarney Provincial Park Backcountry Paddle Trip – August 15-19, 2015

After leaving the Mount St. Mary’s Hospital parking lot in Lewiston, NY, we had clear sailing until going north on Rt. 400 from Toronto.  It seems that everyone else was trying to go north for the weekend.  It took an … Continue reading

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Lockport Paddle – August 22 2015

We had a beautiful day for thirteen paddlers and one dog to paddle down the Erie Canal to and through the Lockport Locks.  The Erie Canal is always a calm water paddle, with very little boat traffic in the area … Continue reading

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Wed. Evening Hike – July 15, 2015 – Beautiful Evening

After a rainy week it was refreshingly cool and dry for our evening hike at Chestnut Ridge Park.  We welcomed two “new-to-our-group” hikers who, along with the others, enjoyed sharing and talking while we hiked along the trail.  There was … Continue reading

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Erie County Forest Hike July 5th 2015

Away from the noise of everyday life, this lovely forest refreshed our minds and spirits as we hiked along the 4 mile ‘yellow’ trail.  We came to see that there are many different trails for a variety of hiking options and xc … Continue reading

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ADK Picnic Bike Outing with JoAnn Ratajczak

Between downpours we ventured out on bikes with JoAnn Ratajczak towards Canalside, smelling fresh Cheerios along the way. Riding on the boardwalk, we admired the flower gardens, sandbox playground, veteran memorials, and reflecting pool with Shark Girl in residence (icerink … Continue reading

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February Program Feedback by Lois Kelly

Pete Hornbeck, Canoe Maker Extraordinaire, discusses the construction details of this awesome canoe! Our canoe-builder extraordinaire from the Adirondacks, Peter Hornbeck, once again brought a full house to our General Meeting.  He also brought 2 canoes.  The audience response is … Continue reading

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Amherst Community Church – Parking Lot Change

The Amherst Community Church where our monthly meetings are held has sent us notice that access to the parking lot via Westmoreland has been closed.   To access the parking lot you can still use the Washington Hwy access OR you … Continue reading

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